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Understanding Major Nidal Hassan

On November 5, 2009, an Army Major Nidal Hassan, a US Army Psychiatrist, walked in the Processing Center at Fort Hood, Texas and started shooting. Ten minutes later, 13 people been murdered and 30 wounded and he himself, lay on the ground, also badly wounded.

What drove the man to commit such horrific violence on his fellow soldiers? Senator Joe Lieberman wanted to declare it an act of terrorism and he was echoed by many others including Gen. Barry McCaffrey; self-styled “experts” on Islam and terrorism such as Walid Phares, were quick to jump on the “Islamic Terrorism” bandwagon with their own declarations. In a superb show of reason, the Defense Department refused to call it an act of terrorism and called it instead, an act of workplace violence Continue reading

August 21, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment