Quantcast
Home » Topics » Fort Hood shooting

Obama vows increased protection for soldiers in Fort Hood tribute

President Barack Obama vowed to do more to protect U.S. soldiers on Wednesday as he paid a somber tribute to victims of last week’s Fort Hood shooting, the second gun rampage at the Texas military base in five years. Speaking before the families of three soldiers killed by a comrade…

Jury sentences Major Nidal Hasan to death in Fort Hood shooting rampage

A court martial sentenced a US army officer to death on Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base that left 13 people dead. After only four hours of deliberations, the forewoman of a jury of military officers said that it was their unanimous…

Judge nixes Fort Hood shooting suspect’s defense strategy

Fort Hood shooting: Judge nixes Nidal Hasan defense strategy. What now? (via The Christian Science Monitor) A military judge overseeing the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Hasan ruled Friday that the Army psychiatrist cannot argue in court that he killed 13 soldiers at Fort Hood in defense of Taliban leaders in…

Fort Hood shooting suspect says he was defending Taliban

A US army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people at a Texas military base said Tuesday he plans to mount a defense arguing he attacked soldiers in order to defend the Taliban. Major Nidal Hasan, who faces the death penalty if convicted, has asked to delay his upcoming court martial…

Google+