Alleged Fort Hood Shooter Reportedly Wrote to Radical Cleric

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

New details are emerging in the case of the suspected Fort Hood shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist who shot and killed 13 people and wounded 29 others during a shooting spree last week. Our partner The New York Times reports that Hasan had sent 10 to 20 messages since late last year to a radical Islamic cleric, once a leader at the Virginia mosque where Hasan worshipped and since relocated to Yemen. Scott Shane, New York Times national security reporter, joins us. And for a look at how the community in and around Fort Hood is reacting to the tragedy, we talk to Colonel Chaplain Frank Jackson. He is the garrison chaplain at Fort Hood.

Guests:

Colonel Chaplain Frank Jackson and Scott Shane

Contributors:

Noel King

Comments [2]

Rosanne

The focus should be on what the soldiers were telling Hasan about what is going on in Afghanistan...And, I think it has to do with the harm done to WOMEN and CHILDREN.
Men have killed each other for years, Iraq and Afghanistan wars are very different...and this is why our men are returning and committing suicide. The focus on this man's Muslim faith will probably be USED, however, to detract from the UNDERLYING cause of this mass destruction of human lives. I would encourage all to ask the hard question: What is REALLY going on in Afghanistan to women and children?

Watch this video: http://rethinkafghanistan.com/veterans/

Nov. 10 2009 08:42 AM
MK Ultra

Amerika is, indeed, a wondrous place. Isn't convenient how everything that happens in this country magically ties to anything the government wants it to? Now, lemme ask you something, what if that guy's name had been John Brown, huh? What then? How in the world would you (corporate press and government alike) have explained that one away?

This is sickening! And still there are roughtly 299 million brainwashed idiots out there who can't see thru what you're doing thru your transparent farcade. Keep it up, dudes, keep up the brainwashing cause if the sheeple wake up one day, you're gonna have one hell of a broohaha in your hands!

Nov. 10 2009 08:29 AM

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