Nidal Malik Hasan
Lopez, his wife and their young child moved to the Killeen area, where Fort Hood is located, in February. Prior to the move
Hasan is representing himself but has attorneys on standby if needed. On Monday, he told the court that the evidence presented
While there are some mass murderers who are mentally ill, the vast majority are simply angry, frustrated, violent, young men. They have been with us since the beginning of time, and until we implement stronger nationwide gun-control laws they are likely to commit more atrocities in the future.
Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army major accused of killing 13 and injuring 32 more in a mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas on Nov. 5, 2009, has been receiving salary payments totaling $278,000 in the three-and-a-half years since being arrested, NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reported Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the Department of Defense confirmed its continued payments to Hasan, according to NBC, and said the department
Hasan is currently awaiting court martial at Fort Hood. Another hearing in his case is set for Wednesday. (Editing by James
As dangerous as guns are, it is equally dangerous to our civil liberties if reporting provisions in laws, like the NY SAFE Act, are written broadly.
A 2011 report by the Government Accounting Office found that from February 2004 to February 2010, "individuals on the terrorist
The United States on Friday submitted a memorandum to a Michigan federal judge revealing that terrorist leader Anwar al Awlaki
Denied a concealed handgun permit in your home state because of your criminal and mental health background? No problem. Thanks to the NRA, you'll now simply be able to mail-order a permit from Utah or Florida and you're ready to carry.
President Bush used to say that terrorists hate freedom. Actually, terrorists use freedom, need freedom and have exploited freedom.
Why has Congress not yet awoken to the fact that since 9-11 we have been sailing into a perfect storm? Here are just some of the turbulent winds blowing and pushing officials in the wrong direction.
As a Muslim, I am required to be loyal to the American Government. Any behavior to the contrary would not only be un-American, but also un-Islamic.
When the trial resume, the Fort Hood attacker's defense team may very well invoke the insanity defense on behalf of their client. Let's hope no one on the jury buys it.
The fact that "we generally don't have a good understanding" of "normal versus anomalous behaviors" — I think that is how
This election could be the Republicans' last chance to prove they are capable of delivering on the bold promises they made on the campaign trail -- especially with regards to national security.
Nearly a year later, Fort Hood's Iago still hadn't broken his silence on the first day of an Article 32 hearing. Paralyzed from the chest down, his cheeks noticeably less cherubic after losing weight, Hasan sat in a wheelchair and said nothing.
If so many Americans are now going to anoint themselves instant experts on Islamic law -- shari'a -- then it behooves the rest of us to do some of their thinking for them.
Enthralled by the economic opportunities of globalization, we are failing to manage the global crisis of cultures that is shattering social and political peace, and turning marginalized youth to violent extremism.
The failure of Shahzad's plot serves as a reminder that the capabilities available to terrorists seeking to harm us are drastically limited. This lesson seems to have been lost on the plethora of terrorism "experts" that took to the airwaves this week.