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  • Poor Decisions Haunting In Al-Awlaki Case

    03/26/2010 5:48:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 373+ views ^ | March 26, 2010 | DAVID IGNATIUS
    Last October, the Yemeni government came to the CIA with a request: Could the agency collect intelligence that might help target the network of a U.S.-born al-Qaida recruiter named Anwar al-Awlaki? What happened next is haunting, in light of subsequent events. The CIA concluded that it could not assist the Yemenis in locating al-Awlaki for a possible capture operation. The primary reason was that the agency lacked specific evidence that he threatened the lives of Americans — which is the threshold for any capture-or-kill operation against a U.S. citizen. The Yemenis also wanted U.S. Special Forces' help in pursuing al-Awlaki;...
  • Army: Not seeking death for Hasan

    04/30/2010 7:26:40 PM PDT · by traumer · 72 replies · 1,352+ views
    But Hasan's attorney accuses Army of stonewalling BELTON, Texas (KXAN) - The U.S. Army said it is not actively seeking the death penalty against the man accused of the Fort Hood shooting in November. Yet, Maj. Nidal Hasan's attorney insists the Army is making every effort to have Hasan executed by lethal injection. Hasan has been at the Bell County Jail under 24-hour surveillance since April 9, and his attorney is pushing to have him moved to Fort Hood Medical Center because he said the jail isn’t equipped to deal with his medical needs. Hasan is paralyzed from being shot...
  • Obama administration defies congressional subpoena on Fort Hood documents

    04/28/2010 5:13:35 AM PDT · by highlander_UW · 94 replies · 3,858+ views
    Washington Post Online ^ | 4/27/10 | Craig Whitlock
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would provide more information to Congress about the Fort Hood shootings but continued to defy a subpoena request for witness statements and other documents. After days of negotiations, the Pentagon and Justice Department informed a Senate committee that they would not comply with congressional subpoenas to share investigative records from the Nov. 5 shootings at Fort Hood, Tex., which killed 13 people.
  • Treatment of Two Officers in Contrast [LTC Terrence Lakin vs. Maj. Nidal Hasan]

    04/18/2010 5:16:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 1,029+ views
    The Wheeling News-Register and Intelligencer ^ | April 16, 2010 | The Editors
    We agree with Army officials that an investigation into the case of Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin was merited. At the same time we wonder whether the Pentagon has considered the clear inconsistency in its treatment of Lakin, compared to that of another officer last year. Lakin is being investigated for two reasons: First, he refused to report for duty in Afghanistan, as ordered. Second, he used the YouTube video sharing Web site to question whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Again, an investigation is appropriate. The military simply cannot tolerate troops who refuse to follow orders....
  • DoD Not Hiding Fort Hood Shooting Details, Gates Says

    04/16/2010 4:25:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 484+ views
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 16, 2010 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today disputed claims that the Defense Department was withholding information from the Senate Homeland Security Committee about the Nov. 5 Fort Hood, Texas, shooting incident. “We have no interest in hiding anything,” said Gates, who earlier this week had traveled to Peru, Colombia and then Barbados to discuss regional security issues.“But what [is] most important,” Gates told reporters here, “is this prosecution, and we will cooperate with the committee in every way with that single caveat -- that whatever we provide does not impact the prosecution. That is the...
  • Ft. Hood Report: Pentagon Safeguards 'Inadequate' to Combat Threat (report confirms Al-Qaeda links)

    04/15/2010 11:02:26 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 5 replies · 367+ views
    fox news ^ | 4/15/2010 | fox news
    A new Pentagon report into Major Nidal Hasan’s shooting rampage that killed 13 soldiers at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009, concluded that the existing Department of Defense safeguards were "unclear" or "inadequate" to identify the threat, according to NBC News, who obtained a copy of the report Thursday. The Department of Defense report detailed how the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force knew prior to the shooting that Hasan was communicating with an al Qaeda recruiter, but this information was not passed on to the Department of Defense. The report cited "inconsistent" coordination between the two agencies. The report also...
  • Fort Hood lawyer blogs again, despite gag order, on injustices in case against Major Nidal Hasan

    03/13/2010 3:49:39 PM PST · by george76 · 18 replies · 654+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 13th, 2010 | Aleksandra Kulczuga
    Following a two-week absence, the Fort Hood attorney was back at it Friday despite a gag order, blogging on the perceived injustices suffered by his defense team in defending Major Nidal Hasan, the man charged in the shooting deaths of 13 people. Galligan was put under partial gag order, but is adamant that his public comments don’t violate any ethical or legal rules. In the latest post, he argues that his client was denied a “mitigation expert” — a key part of defending someone charged with a capital crime. Galligan explained that in order to push for the death penalty,...
  • Fort Hood suspect's attorney questions mental exam

    01/25/2010 1:54:01 PM PST · by ColdOne · 10 replies · 292+ views ^ | Jan 25,2010 | AP
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The attorney for the man accused of going on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood wants to challenge the Army's plan to have three military health professionals determine whether his client is competent to stand trial. Attorney John Galligan said Monday he has requested a delay in Maj. Nidal Hasan's (nih-DAHL' mah-LEEK' hah-SAHNs') mental evaluation set to start next week.
  • GOP rep.: Ft. Hood report 'sanitized'

    01/19/2010 6:25:44 PM PST · by myknowledge · 2 replies · 469+ views
    Politico ^ | January 18, 2010 | Jake Sherman
    The Pentagon’s 86-page report on the Fort Hood massacre was “sanitized” to avoid discussing Islamic terrorism, the congressman who represents the base told POLITICO Monday. The report, released last week, says that the Army’s middle management missed signals about Nidal Malik Hasan in the months leading up to the mass shooting. But missing from the report is any discussion of what Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) said was the a “crisis” with Islamic terrorism. Hasan allegedly wore ritual Muslim garb shouted “God is great” in Arabic when opening fire on a group of soldiers on the base — facts Carter said...
  • Gates: Military fails to spot danger within ranks

    01/15/2010 8:51:33 AM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 854+ views
    , AP ^ | January 15, 2010 | ANNE GEARAN
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday an investigation into the Fort Hood shootings found the military isn't sufficiently prepared to prevent similar attacks in the future. Commanders must be encouraged to intervene if they think someone within the ranks is a threat, Gates said. He directed Army Secretary John McHugh to make changes and expects new policies to be in place by summer. As many as eight Army officers could face discipline for failing to do anything when the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood rampage displayed erratic behavior early in his military career... Gates did say the review shows...
  • First, the Good News ... (Oliver North)

    01/14/2010 8:01:19 PM PST · by jazusamo · 32 replies · 1,284+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | January 15, 2010 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON -- There is no doubt that the terrible earthquake in Haiti -- the worst disaster in the history of the Western Hemisphere -- is a tragedy of profound proportions. The good news is that the "first responders" on-scene were wearing American uniforms. The U.S. Coast Guard -- motto: "Semper Paratus" (Latin for "Always Ready") -- was "firstest with the mostest" and began providing emergency assistance within hours of the Tuesday night quake. The White House quickly ordered reinforcements. A veritable armada -- consisting of U.S. Navy ships and aircraft, Air Force cargo and aeromedical flights, a brigade of the...
  • ( Fort Hood Muslim ) Gunman 'should have been spotted'

    01/11/2010 8:13:48 AM PST · by george76 · 10 replies · 481+ views
    belfast telegraph ^ | 11 January 2010
    The Muslim US major who went on the rampage at Fort Hood army base killing 13 people was a known problem who should have been spotted... Parallels over the security forces' failure to act are being drawn between the case of Nidal Hasan and the Detroit airline bomber. A Defence Department review has found the doctors overseeing Hasan's medical training repeatedly voiced concerns over his strident views on Islam and his inappropriate behaviour, yet continued to give him positive performance evaluations that kept him moving through the ranks. supervisors who failed to heed their own warnings ... Hasan's ...gave a...
  • Look who was on Obama's Presidential Transition Team- Ft. Hood Shooter Nidal Hasan- Pics

    That's him in the picture on the bottom left with the mic in front of him. No wonder Obama said to America "Let's not jump to Conclusions". These Muslims are infiltrating our nations highest offices. It should be a little clearer now why Obama did not want a Congressional Investigation after the Ft Hood shootings.
  • Pete Hoekstra:Detroit terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab may be connected to Ft Hood shooter

    12/26/2009 10:54:10 AM PST · by Velveeta · 54 replies · 3,326+ views
    mlive ^ | 12/26/2009 | Aaron Foley
    (snipped) Hoekstra says that Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab may have a common link with the Fort Hood shooter that shot 13 people in November. AFP, Dec. 26: There was a suggestion of links between Abdulmutallab and radical US-born Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Aulaqi, who had contacts with the US army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people at a Texas military base last month. "He may have been in contact with the American imam al-Aulaqi," Peter Hoekstra, the most senior Republican on the House Intelligence Committee and a member of Congress for Michigan, told AFP.
  • Official: Lead Prosecutor Named in Fort Hood Shooting Case

    12/11/2009 7:39:22 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 12 replies · 620+ views ^ | December 11, 2009 | N/A
    A senior military official in Washington says the lead prosecutor in the Fort Hood shooting case will be a man who secured the death penalty in a similar case four years ago. The official told The Associated Press on Friday that Col. Michael Mulligan will head the prosecution of Maj. Nidal Hasan. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the investigation. Hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder in the Nov. 5 Texas Army post shooting. Mulligan prosecuted a 2005 case in which Sgt....
  • (Video & Photos) Civilians & Troops Chant “Sarah, Sarah, Sarah”, Donates All Royalties To Ft Hood

    12/05/2009 7:44:54 AM PST · by MaxCUA · 9 replies · 1,117+ views
    Ft Hood, TX – The Governor was welcomed to Central Texas Friday night by a crowd calling her name. "Sa-rah! Sa-rah! Sar-ah!" chanted the hundreds of troops and civilians waiting in the food court at the Clear Creek Main Exchange. Sarah Palin made a stop at Ft Hood from 6 to 9 p.m. as part of her nationwide book tour. "Going Rogue: An American Life" was released Nov. 18 and is No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List. Larry Sharp made the three-hour drive from Brenham and was the first person in line at 8:30 p.m. Thursday....
  • Nadal Malik Hasan and Our Absurd Current State of Affairs (

    12/03/2009 7:38:40 AM PST · by · 2 replies · 383+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | December 3, 2009 | Charlie Daniels
    Charlie Daniels, the legendary country and rock musician, is NB's newest blogger. Considering the condition of most of the media in this country, I can't say I'm surprised at their reaction to the murder of 13 and wounding of 30 soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. They are trying to blame Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan's terrorist act on the stress of being in the Army and harassment by other soldiers because of his religion. In other words, trying to blame it on anything besides what it is. The fact is that he is a radical Muslim who hates the United States...
  • Multicultural Masochism: The "war on terrorism" didn't cause the Fort Hood shootings

    11/23/2009 2:48:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 525+ views
    Slate ^ | November 23, 2009 | Christopher Hitchens
    It's both amusing and educational to observe a consensus when it suddenly starts to give way at all points without yielding an inch. A couple of weeks ago, the consoling view was that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was a man more to be pitied than feared, a full-blown officer in the U.S. armed forces who was too shaken up by the stories of returned veterans to be able to function properly, and a physician too stressed-out to bear in mind that there was such a thing as a Hippocratic oath. Why, even the FBI had interpreted his e-mails to Anwar...
  • Mistake is see-no-jihad, hear-no-jihad, speak-no-jihad mind-set

    11/22/2009 8:23:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies · 461+ views
    The Naples Sun Times ^ | November 18, 2009 | Jack Tymann
    A homegrown U.S. soldier-jihadist, having never served overseas, slaughters unarmed members of the U.S. military on American soil, and his act is foolishly excused by some as “secondary post-traumatic stress disorder.” Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp detainees responsible for 9/11 are being moved to New York for trial. As U.S. soldiers risk their lives in Afghanistan, our leaders struggle with the political consequences of their commanders’ recommendations. The war on terror is spoken of no more. We’ve adopted a see-no-jihad, hear-no-jihad, speak-no-jihad mind-set. Political correctness rules the day. Before it’s too late, America must again awaken to the unprecedented global threat...
  • Going Honest (Ibn Warraq on Nidal Malik Hasan)

    11/20/2009 2:36:18 PM PST · by knighthawk · 5 replies · 433+ views
    Forbes ^ | November 20 2009 | Ibn Warraq
    Judging from the way his critics have been going on, I would say that Tunku Varadarajan was on to something in his Forbes column "Going Muslim." The reaction to his important and well-reasoned article ironically confirms and further underlines his central point; namely, that out of political correctness we refuse to see and act on the obvious--the implication of Islamist ideology in violent acts such as the murders perpetrated by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. Instead of addressing the substance of Mr. Varadarajan's arguments, the self-appointed spokespersons for Islam turn the whole discussion around and present Muslims as the victims of...
  • Hasan's E-Mail: 'I Can't Wait to Join You' in Afterlife

    11/19/2009 3:29:45 PM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 70 replies · 2,850+ views
    abc ^ | 11/19/09 | BRIAN ROSS and RHONDA SCHWARTZ
    United States Army Major Nidal Hasan told a radical cleric considered by authorities to be an al-Qaeda recruiter, "I can't wait to join you" in the afterlife, according to an American official with top secret access to 18 e-mails exchanged between Hasan and the cleric, Anwar al Awlaki, over a six month period between Dec. 2008 and June 2009.
  • How military missed signs

    11/17/2009 4:53:08 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 19 replies · 699+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Nov. 16, 2009 | Joel Mowbray
    As Sen. Joe Lieberman, Connecticut independent, officially begins his inquiry this week into the disturbing failures that enabled Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to stay in uniform, it must go beyond the normal excuses related to bureaucratic bungling. With the discussion this week devolving into interagency finger-pointing, lost has been the simple fact that the failures were systemic. Although the military has done valiant work fighting in Muslim lands, it doesn't seem to grasp how to assess when Muslim personnel could pose an internal threat. It's easy to rely on hindsight to second-guess after the fact, but based...
  • Palin on Nidal Hasan: "Profile Away"

    11/17/2009 4:46:38 PM PST · by euram · 9 replies · 780+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11-17-09 | Matthew Continetti
    I spoke to Governor Palin by phone this afternoon. Lots of interesting material, but to me the most interesting takeaways were the following: 1) I asked about Palin's upcoming visit to Ft. Hood. "We had planned on that before the tragedy struck," she said. She commented on the trail of evidence linking the alleged Ft. Hood shooter, Maj. Nidal Hasan, to militant Islam. "There were such clear, obvious, massive warning signs that were missed," she said. "This terrorist, even having business cards" that identified him as an "SoA" or soldier of Allah. Palin blamed a culture of political correctness and...
  • Diversity is an Enabler, Indeed (Major Nidal Hasan, MD)

    11/15/2009 10:06:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies · 520+ views
    The Canada Free Press ^ | November 15, 2009 | Jayme Evans
    As more information trickles out regarding the cold-blooded, terrorist killing of 12 US Army Soldiers and one civilian and the wounding of dozens more at Fort Hood by US Army Major Nidal Hasan, it is becoming increasingly clear that the insidious disease of political correctness that has erased our borders, diluted our language and stagnated our culture is one of the major contributing factors to this terrorist rampage. Reflecting back at us in the many pools of blood spilled that day is the chilling reality that political correctness has also been infecting the nation’s law enforcement agencies and armed forces,...
  • Islam and Terrorism: What does religion have to do with it?

    11/12/2009 12:59:56 PM PST · by thisisthetime · 12 replies · 497+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | November 12, 2009 | Jack Curtis
    Shouting: “Allahu Akbar!” while shooting unarmed, unsuspecting victims doesn’t tell the world much more than that the shouter is likely Moslem. President Obama asked us not to jump to conclusions, safe advice now and good advice generally. We have two choices at Fort Hood: we can suppose the shooter is an Islamic terrorist or that he is a nut. (Of course, he could be both.) If he is a terrorist, he could be acting on his own or as part of an organization. That seems the more significant question. We get murderers acting on their own on a regular basis,...
  • SNP candidate praised radical Muslim as ‘preacher of peace’

    11/12/2009 8:25:38 AM PST · by george76 · 2 replies · 530+ views
    The Times ^ | November 12, 2009 | Sean O’Neill,
    A radical Muslim cleric alleged to have inspired the Fort Hood gunman has been praised in the past as “a preacher of peace” by a prominent SNP candidate with close links to Alex Salmond. The FBI is investigating communications between Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 people at the US Army base in Texas, and Imam Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-born Muslim cleric now based in Yemen. Mr Awlaki has a large following in Britain and counts prominent mainstream Muslims among his supporters. In 2006 Osama Saeed, who has been selected as the SNP candidate for Glasgow Central for the next...
  • Fort Hood Terrorist Wired Money to PAKISTAN?

    11/12/2009 5:56:33 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 15 replies · 730+ views
    Dallas Morning News/The Lid ^ | 11/12/09 | The Lid
    Despite the rash of information connecting Fort Hood Jihadist Nidal Malik Hasan to terrorist entities, our POTUS and the mainstream media still refuse to call the shooting and act of Islamist Terror. Their version of the story is, he was upset at the pressures of being an Army Psychiatrist and the prospect of being sent overseas to fight against other Muslims. He faced horrible discrimination from other soldiers, Major Hasan asked the Army to let him out of his service as a conscientious objector. When the Army said no, he snapped, went crazy and started killing. Of Course the record...
  • From Yemen, Anwar Awlaki Helped Inspire Fort Dix, Toronto Plots

    11/11/2009 11:52:58 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 8 replies · 534+ views
    From Yemen, Anwar Awlaki Helped Inspire Fort Dix, Toronto Plots Despite Terror Connections, E-mails with Major Hasan Did Not Raise Red Flags By RICHARD ESPOSITO, REHAB EL-BURI, and BRIAN ROSS Nov. 11, 2009 — In addition to his contacts with Major Nidal Hasan, the radical American cleric, Anwar al Awlaki, served as an inspiration for men convicted in terror plots in Toronto and Fort Dix, New Jersey, according to government officials and court records reviewed by Despite his ties to other plots, including the one against the Army post at Fort Dix, some 20 e-mails between Awlaki and Major...
  • Obama and Democrats Don't Understand 'Sacrifice'

    11/10/2009 10:32:10 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 2 replies · 274+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/10/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    The jihadi movement has never made any bones about the fact that it intends to destroy western civilization from within using the West's own principles as weapons against it. This is why, for instance, that radical Islamists have been angling to institute Sharia "law" inside England and Canada and to a lesser extent in the U.S.A. But this effort isn't even necessary when, in the U.S. for instance, a large part of the political class cannot even agree upon what the word "sacrifice" means for its own, much less find themselves able to define the terms of enemies to their...
  • “That’s not a crime to call al Qaeda, is it?”

    11/10/2009 9:57:00 AM PST · by Starman417 · 37 replies · 1,679+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-10-09 | Wordsmith
    Clueless Chris Matthews: "See - we have a problem," Matthews said. "How do we know when someone like Hasan is going to make his move and do we know he's an Islamist until he's made his move? He makes a phone call or whatever, according to Reuters right now. Apparently he tried to contact al Qaeda. Is that the point at which you say, ‘This guy is dangerous?' That's not a crime to call up al Qaeda, is it? Is it? I mean, where do you stop the guy?" [VIDEO AT SITE]I love it how Dr. Jasser is trying to...
  • Major Muslim's Calling Card: "SOA", "Soldier of Allah"

    11/10/2009 8:16:24 AM PST · by Pessimist · 23 replies · 1,600+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 11/10/09 | Atlas Shrugs
    Here is the card that major Muslim Nidal Hasan gave to the infidels along with a quran before meeting his 72 raisins. Now look at the card. Notice the SoA on the card? Soldiers of Allah. Followed by SWT, an abbreviation that usually follows the word Allah. (hat tip Robert)
  • Lieberman: Shooter Acted Like 'Terrorist'

    11/09/2009 1:19:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 706+ views
    The chairman of the Senate's Homeland Security committee, Joe Lieberman, on Sunday said that the deadly shooting at Texas' Fort Hood military base was an act of "Islamist extremism." Lieberman, a former Democratic vice-presidential candidate, said it was too early to definitively state the motives of Nidal Hasan, who is alleged to have killed 13 and injured 30 on a murderous rampage last week, but said clues pointed to terrorism. "There are very, very strong warning signs here that Dr Hasan had become an Islamist extremist and, therefore, that this was a terrorist act," he told Fox News. "It's clear...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Monday, November 9, 2009

    11/09/2009 7:55:12 AM PST · by IMissPresidentReagan · 218 replies · 4,093+ views
    The EIB Network ^ | November 9, 2009 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • Official: Major Hasan Is Awake, Speaking to Medical Staff

    11/09/2009 8:04:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 329 replies · 10,376+ views
    FOX ^ | November 9, 2009
    Fox News can confirm that Fort Hood suspect Army Major Nidal Hasan is awake and speaking to medical staff at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.Hospital spokesperson Maria Gallegos says he's in critical but stable condition. A U.S. Army spokesman says Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the suspected Fort Hood gunman, is in critical but stable condition three days after he allegedly opened fire on the military base that killed 13 and left 29 wounded. Hasan, 39, was shot during an exchange of gunfire during Thursday's attack. The military moved him on Friday to Brooke Medical Center, where he...
  • Degrees of Separation [Mark Steyn on Ft. Hood killer]

    11/08/2009 9:24:05 PM PST · by pissant · 23 replies · 2,159+ views
    NRO ^ | 11/8/09 | Mark Steyn
    Step One: Hasan, the sole suspect in the massacre of 13 fellow US soldiers in Texas, attended the controversial Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Great Falls, Virginia, in 2001 at the same time as two of the September 11 terrorists, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt. His mother's funeral was held there in May that year. The preacher at the time was Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born Yemeni scholar who was banned from addressing a meeting in London by video link in August because he is accused of supporting attacks on British troops and backing terrorist organisations. Hasan's eyes "lit up" when he...
  • Ft. Hood Mass-Murderer Told Military Doctors "Infidels Should Have Their Throats Cut"

    11/08/2009 4:49:16 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 21 replies · 672+ views
    UK Telegraph/The Lid ^ | 11/8/09 | The Lid
    Investigators are still trying to figure out what made Ft. Hood Major Nidal Malik Hasan, kill 12 of is fellow soldiers and injure another 31. Little by little some disturbing facts are beginning to sneak out. Like his scream of "Allahu Akbar!" as he ruthlessly murdered his fellow soldiers last week. Or those reports that about six months ago, investigations of Hasan were initiated by enforcement officials because of Internet postings about suicide bombings and other threats, including posts that equated suicide bombers to soldiers who throw themselves on a grenade to save the lives of their comrades. The initial...

    11/08/2009 11:22:43 AM PST · by Psion · 3 replies · 380+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Nov. 7, 2009 | Barry Rubin
    thelastcrusade.orgGreat Moments in "Psychologically Disturbed" Gunmen Committing Mass Murder Note: This is satire designed to show the ludicrous nature of the media coverage on the Ft. Hood issue. It is not designed to trivialize a terrible event but to make people understand better what happened and how the event is being dangerously distorted.] By Barry Rubin When John Wilkes Booth opened fire on President Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre in April 1865, the media was puzzled. “True, the actor was outspoken in his Confederate sympathies and viewed himself as a Southerner,” said someone who knew him, “but that was...
  • Shooter advised Obama transition

    11/07/2009 11:12:24 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 27 replies · 1,701+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | November 06, 2009 | By Jerome R. Corsi
    NEW YORK – Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in yesterday's massacre at Fort Hood, played a homeland security advisory role in President Barack Obama's transition into the White House
  • D.C. Based Muslim Prays for 'Recovery of Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan' on FaceBook

    11/07/2009 8:37:27 PM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 18 replies · 761+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/07/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    I guess we shouldn't be surprised, but a Washington D.C. based Muslim named Khadeeja Nuur has created a FaceBook Page offering prayers for the recovery of Fort Hood murderer Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan. The page seems to have been started sometime before Friday at 3PM and she features this main message in her information section: Together we pray for the recovery of Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan, MD. May Allah see fit to return this loyal son of Islam back to perfect health. Sallalahu Alayhi Wa Sallam. Initially, it appears that a few Muslims celebrating Hasan's evil actions were leaving messages...
  • Major Hasan's Hidden Militancy ("He was more anti-American than American.")

    11/07/2009 6:12:06 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies · 666+ views ^ | Nov. 7, 2009 | Asra Q. Nomani
    The alleged Fort Hood gunman had revealed a hard-line Islamist streak to acquaintances in the Muslim Community Center that he made his mosque. The Daily Beast's Asra Q. Nomani reports. Not long ago, inside the quiet library of the Muslim Community Center here in Silver Spring, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., Golam Akhter, a local Bangladeshi-American civil engineer, 67, got into a fierce debate with a young Muslim doctor over how to interpret the concept of “jihad” within Islam. Akhter argued, “Jihad means an inner struggle, fighting against corruption and injustice.” The young doctor responded. “That’s not a correct...
  • Two (Actually Three) From Illinois Murdered by Muslim Madman (The BABY COUNTS TOO!)

    11/07/2009 12:02:26 PM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 10 replies · 595+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/07/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    Two Illinois soldiers lost their lives from the evil, criminal actions of Muslim Nidal Hasan in Texas last week. Private Francheska Velez, 21, of West Kamerling was one of the thirteen killed by Hasan at Fort Hood Army base on Thursday. "She was the best I have. The light of my family," Juan Velez said of his only daughter. "She was living my dream -- to be part of the military, part of the United States. To be part of something. Just to give back to the United States because this is where we are from." Pvt. Valez was three...
  • Suspected Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan: Social awkwardness kept with him into adulthood

    11/06/2009 4:49:23 AM PST · by Perseverando · 91 replies · 4,112+ views
    The Roanoke Times ^ | November 06, 2009 | Matt Chittum and Jorge Valencia
    The suspect, a Virginia Tech graduate and one-time Vinton resident, was shot but survived at Fort Hood, Texas. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of shooting 12 people to death and wounding 31 others at Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday, was the son of Roanoke merchants and restaurateurs, lived in Vinton and graduated from Virginia Tech. Hasan was born in Arlington to Palestinian immigrants from near Jerusalem who later settled in Vinton. Neighbors on Vinton's Ramada Road remembered him as a "studious" boy who went by "Michael." While his brother Eyad -- "Eddie" -- would play football with...