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Fort Hood shooter asks to join Islamic terror group

Fort Leavenworth - The U.S. Army psychiatrist who murdered 13 people at a Texas military base in a 2009 rampage wants to join ISIS, the Islamic militant group currently terrorizing northern Iraq and western Syria.

Alleged Ft. Hood shooter sought treatment for stress disorder

Killeen - US Army Specialist Ivan Lopez was taking antidepressants and being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder when he allegedly started shooting at Fort Hood, killing four including himself and wounding 16.

Four die in Fort Hood shooting

Killeen - At least four people were killed and several wounded Wednesday at Fort Hood Army base in Texas when a soldier allegedly opened fire near the facility's medical center.

U.S. Army updates on latest fatal shooting at Fort Hood

Killeen - Following shootings at Fort Hood on Apr. 2, which left four dead, the U.S. Army issued a series of updates on what took place at the Texas army base. It was the second time in less than five years Fort Hood had been the scene of multiple killings.

Ft. Hood massacre probe: FBI, Army could have prevented it

Washington - A report published by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs concluded that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Defense (DOD) could have prevented the Fort Hood massacre back in 2009.

Op-Ed: Muslims and the Law

The sad reality of terrorist designs to harm US citizens and destabilize the United States places a great strain on US law enforcement, as well as on those, especially Muslim leaders who seek to support the FBI in its vital role.

Major Hasan charged by Army

The United States Army officially charged Major Nidal Hasan with 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder today. That on-top of the 13 counts of premedited murder.

WaPo Oped Compares Maj. Nidal Hasan to Gen. Patton, Sgt. York

In the Nov. 24 Washington Post, On Faith columnist Anthony Arroyo-Stevens compared the prayers of Gen. George S. Patton Jr. and Sgt. Alvin York while fighting the Germans to Nidal Hasan's cries of "Allahu Akbar!" as he gunned down 54 people at Fort Hood.

Op-Ed: The Trial of Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan

It is a good thing Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan survived his killing spree at Fort Hood. Maybe at his trial we'll get some answers, and under oath. What were his motivations? What did his colleagues, the Army and DHS know about him? And when did they know it?

John Muhammad Executed Tuesday Night

John Allen Muhammad was executed by lethal injection Tuesday night. His death and the killing rampage for which an Army Psychiatrist has been accused, raise serious issues about mental health and extremist views.

President Obama Speaks at Fort Hood Memorial Service

President Obama has spoken about the tragedy at Fort Hood since before he even knew the details. Today, his remarks at Fort Hood, are the most important remarks he will make on this tragedy.

Op-Ed: Fort Hood's Troubling Parallels to 9/11

In the wake of the Fort Hood slaughter by Nadal Hasan, disturbing patterns are emerging between that bloodbath and 9/11. An act of terror driven by Islamist extremism. Many victims died. Many others suffer. And all the red flags were once again ignored.

Fort Hood shooter attempted to contact Al Qaeda operatives

In the aftermath of the Fort Hood base shooting that left 13 people dead, U.S. intelligence officials now admit to their awareness of the fact that Nadal Malik Hasan was attempting to contact Al Qaeda.

U.S. Senate may probe Fort Hood shooting

Joe Lieberman, a Connecticut independent, plans to open a congressional investigation after the shootings that took place last Thursday at Fort Hood.

What are Some Mental Health Lessons from Fort Hood Killings?

This last week Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a psychiatrist in the Army Medical Corps, killed 13 people and wounded 31 more. What can we learn about mental health issues from this?

Fort Hood Hero Kimberly Munley In Good Condition

When the call came in that a shooting was going on at Fort Hood police officer Kimberly Munley sprung into action. Munley was wounded as she took down the gunman accused of killing thirteen at the military base.

Lieberman: Fort Hood massacre conducted by 'Islamist extremist'

Despite calls by the Army's leadership not to come to conclusions or judgements on the motives behind the Fort Hood shooting, Senator Joe Lieberman labeled the shooting an act of an 'Islamist extremist.'

Wounded Local Soldier Faces Long Recovery

A resident of Homewood, Illinois was stationed at Ft. Hood when a mass shooting broke out. He was shot three times. He is now recovering.

Obama: Fort Hood shooting 'despicable' and 'heartbreaking'

In his weekly radio address President Barack Obama described the Fort Hood shooting as despicable and heartbreaking, but he also praised the patriotism of many faiths and races in an apparent bid to stem a backlash against minorities.

Some Muslims Fear Backlash After Fort Hood Shooting

Rampant speculation about Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's connection to the Muslim faith has led to growing fear of backlash in the Muslim community across the U.S.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan Had Many Different Faces

The alleged gunman of the Fort Hood military base shooting had many sides reports are now showing. He was a dedicated counselor who fought his own demons, a soldier, a religious man and now we suspect a mass murderer.

Could Medical Marijuana Benefit Fort Hood Trauma Victims?

The recent mass killings at Fort Hood are being described in the media as akin to the stress of war and other violence associated with military life. As professionals seek forms of treatment for trauma survivors, could marijuana be useful?

Major Nidal Malik Hasan told store owner that he was from Jordan

On a report on CNN Major Nidal Malik Hasan told a store owner that he was a native of Jordan. The name now alleged to be the gunman in the Fort Hood shooting on Thursday also expressed fears about his deployment.

Fort Hood Shooter's Past Comes Into Focus

Major Nadal Malik Hasan has been described as a dutiful soldier and someone who was rather quiet most of the time. Today, he allegedly killed twelve people at Fort Hood in Texas.

U.S. Army shrink captured after killing 12, wounding 31 Special

A U.S. Army psychiatrist, Dr. Nidal Malik Hasan is in custody after 12 were shot and 31 wounded at the base at Fort Hood, in Texas. Two Facebook pages are now asking how he should be punished. But did Hasan post a blog calling suicide bombings heroic?

12 dead, 31 injured at US army base Fort Hood in Texas

There has been a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas Thursday afternoon. Seven have been reported killed at the US army base. There are 12 injured. While the story is unfolding there will be constant updates.
 

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Bystanders crouch for cover as shots rang out from the Soldier Readiness Processing Center on Fort H...
Bystanders crouch for cover as shots rang out from the Soldier Readiness Processing Center on Fort Hood, Texas. The Nov. 5, 2009, shootings were perpetrated by Nidal Malik Hasan, a career serviceman with the U.S. Army who held the rank of major. The attack claimed the lives of 13 servicemen and women. Hasan has been linked to Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-ranking al-Qaida militant.
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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama view photographs of victims before address...
U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama view photographs of victims before addressing a memorial service at Fort Hood, Texas, on Nov. 10, 2009, a few days after 13 soldiers were killed and 38 wounded when an Army officer opened fire at a base processing center.
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Coffins of soldiers killed in the Fort Hood shootings being loaded aboard an aircraft for flight to ...
Coffins of soldiers killed in the Fort Hood shootings being loaded aboard an aircraft for flight to Dover Air Force Base. The Nov. 5, 2009, shootings were perpetrated by Nidal Malik Hasan, a career serviceman with the U.S. Army who held the rank of major. The attack claimed the lives of 13 servicemen and women. Hasan has been linked to Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-ranking al-Qaida militant.
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File photo: Soldiers attend a chemical light vigil held at the North Fort Hood training site Nov. 6 ...
File photo: Soldiers attend a chemical light vigil held at the North Fort Hood training site Nov. 6, 2009.
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Fort Hood shooting: First responders use a table as a stretcher to transport a wounded US Soldier to...
Fort Hood shooting: First responders use a table as a stretcher to transport a wounded US Soldier to an awaiting ambulance at Fort Hood, Texas - Nov. 5, 2009. The shootings were perpetrated by Nidal Malik Hasan, a career serviceman with the U.S. Army who held the rank of major. The attack claimed the lives of 13 servicemen and women. Hasan has been linked to Anwar al-Awlaki, a high-ranking al-Qaida militant.
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Lt. Gen. Mark Milley speaks to reporters at Fort Hood US Army base in Texas after a gunmen killed a ...
Lt. Gen. Mark Milley speaks to reporters at Fort Hood US Army base in Texas after a gunmen killed a number of personnel before turning his gun on himself and taking his own life
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Part of a battalion of US Army howitzers are shown at the military base at Fort Hood  Texas.
Part of a battalion of US Army howitzers are shown at the military base at Fort Hood, Texas.
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Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood  Texas  where many victims of Wednesda...
Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, where many victims of Wednesday's shooting were taken.
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