A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at this sprawling military post — even though the Army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding more than 30 others has admitted responsibility and mounted no defense during his trial.
Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury room when deliberations likely start Thursday about whether he is guilty of the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood: an evaluation from his boss that called him a good soldier.
Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan admits pulling out a pistol, shouting “Allahu akbar” (God is great) and opening fire on unarmed people, killing 13 of them. All, he says, in an effort to stop them from going to Afghanistan and killing his fellow Muslims.
A military judge will not allow an Army psychiatrist to tell jurors that he shot Fort Hood soldiers to protect Taliban leaders in Afghanistan.
After coordinating America’s invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, retired Gen. Tommy Franks wanted change of pace for his retirement in southwest Oklahoma.
President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union Address of the year on Tuesday evening and talked about a stronger nation, immigration and efforts with the war in Afghanistan.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.
Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.