The Voices of Fort Hood

There was the cry of "Allahu Akbar," a gun fired, mayhem all around, with the end result of thirteen dead and thirty wounded at an Army base in Fort Hood, Texas on November 5th, 2009. The culprit is not just any terrorist but a major in the U.S. Army, Nidal Malik Hassan. He was an officer sworn to protect, a psychiatrist sworn to help, and an American, sworn to the Constitution. American Thinker interviewed victims, their families, and someone who was a college classmate of Hassan. David Wellington in his latest book, Chimera, wrote that those serving in the military need a good officer who "learns to respect them, their hard work, their sacrifice... and he comes to love them. But he can't ever forget he's responsible for them." Hassan had none of these attributes. There were warning signs from his college days at the University of the Health Sciences in Maryland. A college classmate who knew him in 2007 said at that time Hassan had radical beliefs. "Hassan was a Muslim first, held to...(Read Full Article)

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