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  • Ft. Hood Victims Want Shooting Designated Terror

    08/10/2013 12:06:02 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    AP) ^ | August 10, 2013 ( | ALLEN G. BREED and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI
    Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan admits pulling out a pistol, shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is great) and opening fire on unarmed people, killing 13 of them. All, he says, in an effort to stop them from going to Afghanistan and killing his fellow Muslims. Concluding he was on the "wrong side" in America's war, he told jurors at his court-martial that he switched sides. ... Victims of the shooting rampage filed a lawsuit last year over the administration's decision to treat the incident as workplace violence. They say that designation has robbed them of benefits and made them ineligible to...
  • Fort Hood Justice, Delayed and Ignored

    06/26/2013 4:37:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    A federal judge has finally selected a trial date for accused Fort Hood mass-murderer Nidal Malik Hasan -- July 9. We'll see if it actually happens. If you've forgotten that mass shooting, then the media had scored a point for President Obama. The Pentagon dismissed the terrorist attack as "workplace violence," the Obama media nodded in agreement and the massacre vanished from public memory. Hasan went on his deadly rampage, killing 13 and wounding another 32, on Nov. 5, 2009. By the beginning of 2010, the networks were already in "sleep" mode. On the one-year anniversary, only NBC filed a...
  • Two people related to Fort Hood shooting speak in Rochester ( Hasan )

    03/11/2013 10:14:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies
    whec tv ^ | 03/11/2013
    Kerry Cahill and Nader Hasan spoke at the University of Rochester as part of the season for nonviolence. Nadar Hasan's cousin, Nidal, is the accused shooter. ... The two are scheduled to speak to high students at Nazareth College Tuesday.
  • 'Qaeda 7' attorney gets NYC job: Fed prosecutor gig ('Terrorist sympathizer')

    01/09/2011 4:12:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The New York Post ^ | January 8, 2011 | Michael Maddux
    An embattled former Obama administration appointee -- who was part of a group of attorneys accused of being terrorist sympathizers for defending "enemy combatants" -- has been hired for a post at the US Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, officials confirmed today. Tali Farhadian was one of several private attorneys who created a rift between Republicans last spring when the Obama Administration assigned them to posts within the Justice Department. Although Farhadian was handling unrelated matters in Attorney General Eric Holder's office, a political watchdog group accused Obama of overloading the agency with officials sympathetic to enemy combatants. Their appointments even...
  • Anwar al-Awlaki 'had been in US custody'

    12/01/2012 9:16:44 PM PST · by Theoria · 3 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 29 Nov 2012 | The Telegraph
    Anwar al-Awlaki, the US-born Islamic cleric killed in a US drone attack in Yemen last year, had been in American custody at least twice but was released, according to a human rights group. Judicial Watch, an accountability watchdog group, said it had learned this through Freedom of Information lawsuits it filed with the US government. It said documents from the US embassy in Yemen indicate Awlaki was held for at least eight months between late 2006 and mid 2007. But the documents do not say how long he was held or why he was he was freed. Back in October...
  • Some labeling Hasan terrorist [Fort Hood massacre]

    08/13/2012 1:33:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    San Antonio-Express News ^ | August 13, 2012 | Sig Christenson
    FORT HOOD — A string of witnesses in an evidentiary hearing identified Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan as the triggerman at a Fort Hood deployment center that left 45 dead and injured. As his trial nears almost three years later, few here argue over his guilt. They wonder why a psychiatrist would gun down fellow soldiers. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock can explain it. He calls Hasan a domestic terrorist, something prosecutors have never claimed, and says those avoiding the term are indulging in political correctness. “Believe me, my friend, if somebody had jumped up and said, ‘Praise God and...
  • US Muslim soldier goes on trial for base attack plot

    05/23/2012 7:32:33 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    AFP ^ | May 23, 2012 | Sig Christenson
    A US soldier accused of plotting an attack on a military base after fleeing his post as a Muslim conscientious objector went on trial Tuesday wearing a surgical mask and manacled to the floor. Courtroom security agents behind him wore protective goggles, an apparent reaction to an incident in which the soldier, Naser Jason Abdo, who claims to be HIV positive, bit his lip and spat blood at law enforcement officers. Prosecutors called the first of 43 witnesses to the stand in a bid to show that Abdo, who fled his post in Kentucky, was gathering bomb-making materials and weapons...
  • Islamophilia

    12/03/2011 10:05:53 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 16 replies
    One News Now ^ | 12-2-2011 | Dr. Michael Youssef
    True democracy can no more take hold in Islamic soil than a rose can grow in a glass vase ... no matter how much water it contains. This is a true statement and many Islamists know that this is a true statement. Tell that to the politically correct segment of our society. This segment, whether it is the mainstream media or foreign policy makers, is afflicted with "opposite disorder ' or better described as "Islamophilia." "What is Islamophilia?," you ask. It is the irrational and self-destructive desire to show how enlightened and morally superior you are by bending over backwards...
  • Obama's Fort Hood Jihadist

    04/11/2011 3:33:57 AM PDT · by Scanian · 26 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | April 11, 2011 | Pamela Geller
    We have been hearing for years that the White House is withholding evidence on the Fort Hood jihadi, Major Nidal Malik Hasan. Now comes direct confirmation of this from Hasan's own lawyer. Major Hasan, also known as Soldier of Allah, according to his business card, mowed down thirteen U.S. soldiers while screaming Allahu akbar on the Fort Hood military base in Texas a year and a half ago, in November 2009. Yet his trial keeps on being postponed. On March 30, Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, the outgoing commanding general at Fort Hood, granted a request from John Galligan, Hasan's lawyer,...
  • Politics of tragedy: Contrasting reactions to Tucson and Ft. Hood shootings

    01/13/2011 1:56:02 PM PST · by Crush · 5 replies
    The US Report Blog ^ | 13 Jan 2010 | Chris Carter
    On Nov. 5, 2009, a US Army officer opened fire in a Fort Hood (Texas) medical facility, killing 13 and wounding 30. On Jan. 8, 2010, a man opened fire at a townhall-style event at a Tucson, Ariz. grocery store, killing 6 and wounding 20. Both events appear similar, but media reaction and impact are drastically different. The sole suspect in the Fort Hood shooting is Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist. Eyewitness reports state that Hassan shouted “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is great) before opening fire on soldiers preparing to depart for Afghanistan. The sole suspect in the Tucson shooting...
  • Horror of massacre at Fort Hood replays in court

    10/14/2010 1:34:00 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 25 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 10/14/2010 | Lee Hancock
    The pop-pop-pop of gunfire, groans of a dying soldier and wailing from terrified survivors riveted a military courtroom Wednesday as Army prosecutors played a 911 tape of last November's massacre at a soldier-readiness center. Eight witnesses gave graphic descriptions of the chaos unleashed when Army Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire in the worst attack ever on an American military installation. Several recalled hearing a shout of "Allahu akbar," or "God is great," just before the melee began. "I looked at [Hasan] and was wondering, 'Why would he say Allahu akbar?' " testified the first prosecution witness, Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford....
  • Islamic extremists in the workplace--Defense Secretary Gates ignores the homegrown Muslim threat

    08/26/2010 5:09:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 26, 2010 | Editorial
    Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan killed 14 and wounded 30 in his jihad at Fort Hood in November. According to the Defense Department, the incident wasn't a terrorist attack but merely a case of workplace violence. This is typical of government efforts to paper over the growing domestic Muslim threat. On Aug. 18, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates released the final Fort Hood follow-on review, in which he proposed initiatives to "mitigate internal threats, ensure force protection, enable emergency response and provide care for victims and families." Radical Islam is nowhere to be found. Some passages hint at the nature...
  • Excusing Islam for the Fort Hood Massacre

    08/25/2010 1:58:48 AM PDT · by Rashputin · 17 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | Aug 25, 2010 | Lance Fairchok
    "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil." Cicero On 5 November 2009, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a US Army Psychiatrist and devout Muslim, opened fire on his fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, TX, killing thirteen and wounding 32. As he fired, he shouted "Allahu Akbar," which means "God is Great," an Islamic declaration of faith. On 10 August 2010, the Department of Defense (DoD) released 23-pages of recommendations from an independent review of the Fort Hood massacre. It is not as pure a whitewash as the first Fort Hood report, called "Protecting the Force". It actually...
  • "Securing the Homeland by Renewing American Strength, Resilience and Values" [ John Brennan]

    05/26/2010 4:01:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 34 replies · 510+ views
    Whitehouse.gov - Speech ^ | For Immediate Release May 26, 2010 | n/a
    www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-assistant-president-homeland-security-and-counterterrorism-john-brennan-csi # Note: The following text is a quote: Home • Briefing Room • Statements & Releases The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 26, 2010 Remarks by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan at CSIS “Securing the Homeland by Renewing American Strength, Resilience and Values” Thank you very much John, and I would like to take a moment to express my appreciation to CSIS for inviting me back. You invited me here a little after six months after I came into this administration and I greatly appreciate the invitation...
  • Ft. Hood: US Soldier Will Sue Military for Not Stopping Anti-Muslim Harassment

    05/18/2010 12:03:09 PM PDT · by Fight4Freedom1 · 67 replies · 1,922+ views
    www.breitbart.tv ^ | 5/18/2010
    The Washington Post: Two months after a Muslim soldier complained to the Pentagon about being harassed in the wake of the Fort Hood shootings, Spec. Zachari Klawonn said the Army has not followed through on its promises to address problems at the country's largest military base. See Video Here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrxQDEoZoj4&feature=player_embedded
  • Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare [Pathfinder Had "Propane Tanks, Gasoline and Timing Device"]

    05/01/2010 9:09:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 159 replies · 2,869+ views
    NYTimes ^ | May 01st 2010 | RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY
    Times Square Is Evacuated in Bomb Scare The scene at Times Square on Saturday night after police found a suspicious package inside a Pathfinder on West 45th Street. RAY RIVERA and KARIN HENRY May 1, 2010 A bomb in Times Square led to the evacuation of thousands of tourists and theatergoers from the area on a warm and busy Saturday evening, the police said. There was no explosion. “It appears to be a car bomb left in a Pathfinder between Seventh and Eighth,” said Deputy Commissioner Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman. The device, he said, contained “explosive...
  • 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....
  • Attorney says Fort Hood shooting suspect moving soon from military hospital to county jail

    03/01/2010 10:17:27 AM PST · by cajuncow · 14 replies · 607+ views
    Cox News ^ | 3 | ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press Writer
    FORT WORTH, Texas (Associated Press) -- An attorney says the Army psychiatrist charged in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military base will soon be moved to a county jail near Fort Hood after four months in a military hospital. Defense attorney John Galligan says Maj. Nidal Hasan could be moved this week. Bell County Jail administrator Bob Patterson says Hasan will be housed in a cell at the medical unit. Patterson said Monday the facility is prepared to handle inmates with special medical needs.
  • Accused Fort Hood Gunman Could Be Moved To Local Jail

    02/20/2010 4:12:00 PM PST · by NorwegianViking · 60 replies · 2,490+ views
    KWTX News ^ | February 20, 2010 | KWTX
    BELTON (February 19, 2010)—Bell County Sheriff Dan Smith confirmed Friday that his office and Fort Hood officials have been talking for several weeks about transferring accused Fort Hood gunman Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan from a San Antonio military hospital to the Bell County Jail. Hasan is charged with 13 counts of murder in the shooting rampage on Nov. 5, 2009 at the post’s Soldier Readiness Center that left 13 dead and 29 injured. He was left paralyzed in an exchange of gunfire with two civilian police officers who are credited with ending the massacre. For 15 years, the Bell County...
  • Six Faulted Over Fort Hood [Military to Discipline Officers for Failing to Report Views of Suspect]

    02/11/2010 3:27:32 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies · 1,567+ views
    Six Faulted Over Fort Hood Military to Discipline Officers for Failing to Report Views of Suspect in Texas Shootings By YOCHI J. DREAZEN The military will formally discipline at least six officers, mostly from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, for failing to take action against the officer accused of carrying out last year's deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood, according to people familiar with the matter. Senior Army officials said the decision to punish so many officers reflects the military's belief that the November assault, which killed 13 people at the Army base in central Texas, could have...
  • Muslim-Americans are forced to suffer in wordy silence

    02/06/2010 6:51:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 772+ views
    The Examiner ^ | February 5, 2010 | Rhonda Keith
    In the Friday, February 5 Cincinnati Enquirer, Momitul Talukdar, a Walnut Hills High School student, wrote “Muslim-Americans suffering in silence,” which was published along with a large photo of her on the editorial page. There’s silence and then there’s silence. What is she silently suffering about in 27 column inches, including her smiling photo? An American citizen born in Bangladesh, she is upset about troops being sent to Afghanistan. Instead, “America should offer assistance.” All those fundamentalists holding up the Koran on TV do not represent Islam, no matter what they do and no matter what all their imams say....
  • [Texas:]Would-be Hasan visitor is freed

    01/26/2010 7:33:55 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 19 replies · 889+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 01/26/2010 | Guillermo Contreras
    An Iraqi doctor encouraged security officers at Brooke Army Medical Center to shoot him earlier this month after telling others that he planned to free accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a federal agent testified Monday. FBI counterterrorism and military intelligence operatives took a hard look at Senan Kahtan Abrahem after he went to Fort Sam Houston on Jan. 6 and approached an information booth at BAMC about seeing Hasan, according to testimony at a bail hearing Monday for Abrahem. Abrahem, an immigrant living in San Antonio, was indicted last week on a federal charge of making a...
  • RADICAL YEMENI CLERIC'S EXTENSIVE AMERICAN CONTACTS A SOURCE OF MAJOR CONCERN

    01/19/2010 6:08:57 PM PST · by Cindy · 14 replies · 578+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT - IPT News ^ | January 19, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "U.S. intelligence officials believe there are dozens -- perhaps hundreds - of Americans who have been in e-mail contact with the radical Yemeni cleric who is believed to have inspired and directed both the Fort Hood shooter and the failed Christmas Day airline bomber, the Investigative Project on Terrorism has learned. Efforts to learn the details of that communication, or even to target Anwar Al-Awlaki militarily, may be hindered by his status as an American citizen."
  • 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...
  • Hood massacre report gutless and shameful

    01/16/2010 3:20:15 AM PST · by Scanian · 27 replies · 1,292+ views
    NY Post ^ | January 16, 2010 | Ralph Peters
    There are two basic problems with the grotesque non-report on the Islamist- terror massacre at Fort Hood (released by the Defense Department yesterday): * It's not about what happened at Fort Hood. * It avoids entirely the issue of why it happened. Rarely in the course of human events has a report issued by any government agency been so cowardly and delusional. It's so inept, it doesn't even rise to cover-up level. "Protecting the Force: Lessons From Fort Hood" never mentions Islamist terror. Its 86 mind-numbing pages treat "the alleged perpetrator," Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, as just another workplace shooter...
  • Temporary lockdown at Fort Sam Houston lifted[man attempted to visit Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan]

    01/06/2010 4:39:11 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 13 replies · 910+ views
    A temporary lockdown of Fort Sam Houston was lifted by noon Wednesday after officials determined that a man who tried to visit Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was not a threat to the base's security. The man, whose name was not released, asked for an escort to Hasan's Brooke Army Medical Center hospital room around 9 a.m. He first said he was Hasan's lawyer, and then claimed to be his doctor, said hospital spokesman Dewey Mitchell. “The man was asked by BAMC security to leave, and he complied,” Mitchell said in an e-mail. The man was not arrested. The base was...
  • Al Qaeda Press Release Calls Nidal Hasan A “Moujahed Brother”, Calls For Soldiers to Follow His Act

    12/28/2009 1:00:55 PM PST · by jveritas · 100 replies · 3,261+ views
    December 28 2009 | jveritas
    In the latest press release by Al Qaeda where they took responsibility for the terrorist attempt on the plane in Detroit they said the following: “We call on every soldier working in the crusader armies and puppet governments to repent to allah and follow the example of the hero Moujahid brother Nidal Hasan, and kill with all available tools every crusader to bring victory to religion of allah and to keep his word in the land.” From the context of the press release by “every soldier” they mean “every muslim soldier working in the US military and other Western militaries”....
  • Why did US let Abdulmutallab get on a plane to Detroit? (Because Obama doesn't care about security)

    12/27/2009 1:59:16 PM PST · by tobyhill · 28 replies · 953+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 12/27/2009 | Mark Sappenfield
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano insisted Sunday that there was no “specific and credible” information to put the alleged attempted bomber of Northwest Flight 253, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, on the federal “no fly” list. Yet for the second time in a month, the Obama administration finds itself defending its lack of action against a suspect whose tendencies toward radical Islam had been reported to authorities. The cases are, of course, different. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who is the only suspect in the attack that killed 13 people at Fort Hood on Nov. 5, was an American being tracked for corresponding...
  • 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.
  • Report: (Terrorist) Hasan asked about killing troops in ’08

    12/23/2009 6:15:59 PM PST · by tobyhill · 13 replies · 567+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 12/23/2009 | NBC
    A radical Muslim cleric claims Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan asked him about killing American soldiers nearly a year before Hasan allegedly shot to death 13 fellow soldiers at Fort Hood. In an interview Wednesday with the Arabic-language news network Al-Jazeera, Anwar al-Awlaki, considered a key recruiter for al-Qaida, said Hasan asked him in a December 2008 e-mail "whether killing American soldiers and officers is lawful or not" under Islamic law. In the interview, Al-Awlaki then appears to taunt U.S. intelligence and security, saying, "I wonder where were the American security forces that one day claimed they can read the...
  • Imam tied to Fort Hood shooter "killed" in Yemen raid

    12/24/2009 6:36:09 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 1,051+ views
    mam tied to Fort Hood shooter "killed" in Yemen raid Thu Dec 24, 3:39 am ET SANAA (Reuters) – A radical Muslim preacher linked by U.S. intelligence to a gunman who killed 13 people at a U.S. Army base is believed to have died in a Yemen airstrike on al Qaeda militants, a security official said on Thursday. "Anwar al Awlaki is suspected to be dead (in the air raid)," said the Yemeni official, who asked not to be identified. Yemen said 30 militants were killed in the strike in the eastern province of Shabwa.
  • Fort Hood massacre suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan out of intensive care: attorney

    12/23/2009 9:58:37 PM PST · by myknowledge · 25 replies · 1,326+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | December 23, 2009
    FORT WORTH, Texas - The Army psychiatrist charged in last month's deadly shooting at Fort Hood has been moved from a hospital's intensive care unit to a private room, his attorney said Wednesday. Maj. Nidal Hasan remains under guard at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio and is rehabilitating from wounds that left him paralyzed from the waist down, said attorney John Galligan. He said he was notified about the transfer on Tuesday. Doctors have said Hasan needs to be hospitalized at least two more months while he learns to care for himself, Galligan said.
  • Lawmaker scolds administration on Fort Hood info

    12/16/2009 5:34:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 473+ views
    AP ^ | 12/16/09 | ap
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Lieberman, who chairs a Senate oversight committee, chided the Obama administration Tuesday for not providing information to lawmakers probing the Fort Hood killings. The Connecticut independent said his Homeland Security panel still has not received the personnel file of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the Nov. 5 shooting spree that left 13 people dead.
  • Attorney: Fort Hood suspect moved out of ICU

    12/16/2009 10:24:05 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies · 610+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec.16, 2009 | ANGELA K. BROWN
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in last month's deadly shooting at Fort Hood has been moved from a hospital's intensive care unit to a private room, his attorney said Wednesday. Maj. Nidal Hasan remains under guard at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio and is rehabilitating from wounds that left him paralyzed from the waist down, said attorney John Galligan. He said he was notified about the transfer on Tuesday. Doctors have said Hasan needs to be hospitalized at least two more months while he learns to care for himself, Galligan said.
  • Obama Refuses to Release Facts of Fort Hood Massacre

    12/16/2009 1:43:58 PM PST · by Tamar Rush · 30 replies · 1,164+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Dec. 16, 2009 | Dr. Paul L. Williams
    Obama Protects Terrorists Obama Refuses to Release Facts of Fort Hood Massacre OBAMA VIOLATES CONSTITUTION PROTECTS MUSLIM MAJOR by Paul L. Williams of thelastcrusade.org Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.), ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is charging the Obama administration with stalling to provide information to the leaders of the House and Senate and the congressional intelligence committees on the multiple murders committed by a radical Muslim Army officer at Fort Hood more than a month ago. The congressional leaders, Mr. Hoekstra maintains, have received no detailed, substantive briefing on the event and what is known about...
  • Why was Major Nidal Malik Hasan not in custody before the Ft. Hood massacre?

    12/09/2009 11:05:51 AM PST · by reaganator · 11 replies · 549+ views
    Many actions of Major Nidal Malik Hasan prior to the Ft. Hood massacre should have made it apparent to many that he was an Islamic jihadist yet he was left to remain among our American military patriots. Major Hasan gave a bizarre lecture to the medical staff while at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in which he said the Quaran teaches that infidels should have their heads cut off and set on fire. During other instances, Major Hasan had stated to other military personnel that Muslims had the right to rise up and attack Americans in retalliation for the war...
  • Shortage of caregivers scrutinized (Hasan)

    12/05/2009 4:00:26 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 9 replies · 454+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | December 6, 2009 | By Megan McCloskey
    The Army is severely short of enough mental health professionals to properly attend to soldiers after eight years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the Pentagon and Congress are asking whether that shortage may have played a role in the ability of the accused Fort Hood shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, to elude detection despite a spotty work record and suspicious behavior. Hasan’s competence and radicalism stirred concern among his fellow students and superiors and he was counseled for proselytizing to his patients, but he nevertheless progressed in his schooling and his military career throughout his six years at...
  • Missed signs puzzling as Hasan picture emerges

    12/05/2009 3:49:24 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 15 replies · 803+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | December 6, 2009 | By Leo Shane III and Megan McCloskey
    WASHINGTON - In hindsight the warning signs all look so obvious. An Army doctor in medical school who preferred offering militant political screeds about Islam in place of assigned papers on scientific topics. A psychiatrist who sought to have some patients charged with war crimes for their actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. A devout Muslim who engaged in an extensive e-mail dialogue with a radical Yemeni-American religious cleric infamous for encouraging extremist attacks against Western targets. None of that behavior exhibited by the accused Fort Hood shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, in the weeks and months before the deadly Nov....
  • Somebody at Fort Hood Should Be Walking the Plank

    12/03/2009 3:36:11 PM PST · by LSUfan · 47 replies · 1,624+ views
    National Review ^ | 3 Dec 09 | Andrew McCarthy
    Prepare to be infuriated. It's been brought to my attention by several reliable sources that the Defense Department has brought Louay Safi to Fort Hood as an instructor, and that he has been lecturing on Islam to our troops in Fort Hood who are about to deploy to Afghanistan. Safi is a top official of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), and served as research director at the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT). Worse, last evening, Safi was apparently permitted to present a check (evidently on behalf of ISNA) to the families of the victims of last month's...
  • Atty: Fort Hood suspect may use insanity defense

    11/23/2009 7:20:55 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies · 897+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 23, 2009 | ANGELA K. BROWN
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - An Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people during an attack on his Texas post will likely plead not guilty to the charges against him and may use an insanity defense at his military trial, his attorney said Monday. John Galligan, the civilian attorney for Maj. Nidal Hasan, said he is considering an insanity defense among other options, but that it's too early to determine his defense strategy. "Based on the evidence thus far, his mental status must be raised," Galligan told The Associated Press by phone from his office near Fort Hood, about 130...
  • 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...
  • Who Created Major Hasan? (NY Slimes Leftard blames war on terror)

    11/22/2009 1:40:32 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 745+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | Nov. 21, 2009 | ROBERT WRIGHT
    IN the case of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan and the Fort Hood massacre, the verdict has come in. The liberal news media have been found guilty — by the conservative news media — of coddling Major Hasan’s religion, Islam. Liberals, according to the columnist Charles Krauthammer, wanted to medicalize Major Hasan’s crime — call it an act of insanity rather than of terrorism. They worked overtime, Mr. Krauthammer said on Fox News, to “avoid any implication that there was any connection between his Islamist beliefs ... and his actions.” The columnist Jonah Goldberg agrees. Admit it, he wrote in The...
  • Defense Attorney: Hasan Is Paralyzed From the Chest Down (WAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!)

    11/21/2009 7:22:07 PM PST · by Baladas · 131 replies · 3,403+ views
    ABC News ^ | Nov. 21, 2009 | MARK SCHONE
    Major Nidal Hasan, charged with killing 13 in the Fort Hood shooting spree, is paralyzed from the chest down and is not a flight risk, said his defense attorney after a hearing before a military magistrate in Hasan's hospital room Saturday. The accused Fort Hood shooter had his first court hearing in the intensive care unit of a San Antonio hospital at 1 p.m. His status has now been changed from pre-trial restriction to pre-trial confinement, meaning that he will be confined until his court martial. The military magistrate ruled that Hasan will stay at Brooke Army Medical Center for...
  • Ft. Hood Shooter was a Transition Team Advisor to Homeland Security

    11/21/2009 1:46:35 PM PST · by txroadkill · 29 replies · 1,558+ views
    GWU ^ | 11/21/2009
    Nidal Hasan was an advisor to Homeland Security team.  Look on page 29 of the Homeland Security Institute link below. Go to page number 29, scroll down toward the bottom on the Left Column He is listed under "THINKING ANEW- SECURITY PRIORITIES FOR THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION", as Nidal Hasan, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine (8TH DOWN ON LEFT COLUMN PAGE 29).  http://www.gwumc.edu/hspi/old/PTTF_ProceedingsReport_05.19.09.pdf  
  • 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...
  • Major Hasan's Islamist Life

    11/20/2009 6:18:31 AM PST · by Presbyterian Reporter · 9 replies · 747+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | November 20, 2009 | Daniel Pipes
    The title page of Nidal Hasan's PowerPoint demonstration for a medical lecture in June 2007, indicates how little interest he took in medicine and how much in the perceived contradiction between being a Muslim and an American soldier. As the Pentagon and Senate launch what one analyst dubs "dueling Fort Hood investigations," will they confront the hard truth of the Islamic angle? Despite encouraging references to "violent Islamists" by Sen. Joseph Lieberman (Democrat of Connecticut), chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, there is reason to worry about a whitewash of the massacre that took place on Nov. 5; that is...
  • Hasan E-Mail to Radical Imam: 'I Can't Wait to Join You' in the Afterlife

    11/20/2009 9:36:31 AM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 14 replies · 387+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | 11/20/2009
    The Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people in the Fort Hood massacre told a radical Muslim imam, "I can't wait to join you" in the afterlife, in one of several e-mails exchanged between the two men, ABC News reported on Thursday. An unnamed official "with top secret access" told the network 18 e-mails were exchanged between Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan and Anwar al-Awlaki, who encouraged Muslims to kill U.S. troops in Iraq, from Dec. 2008 until June of this year. Other e-mails, the official said, included discussion of when jihad is considered "appropriate," and if it is acceptable for...
  • Inside the Beltway Washington Times

    11/20/2009 9:54:53 AM PST · by lakeprincess · 368+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Nov. 20, 2009 | Jennifer Harper
    IN THEIR MIDST Something to ponder: Shooting suspect Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was once an active part of the local academic community of national security advisers and insiders. Maj. Hasan was a "participant" in George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute's Presidential Transition Task Force, which organized a quartet of forums from October 2008 to January