Obama's words at the Fort Hood memorial service Tuesday paid tribute to the 13 people killed last week. He highlighted the challenges this generation of soldiers faces in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Investigators said Monday that they had been tracking Nidal Malik Hasan's correspondence with someone abroad since last year. Reports suggest that person is radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. But its unclear whether investigators told the Army.
Dozens of investigators at Fort Hood are building a psychological profile of the suspect, Nidal Malik Hasan, as they try to understand the motive. Belligerent fanaticism, deepening anger over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and fear about deployment may have played a role.
The alleged shooter last week at Fort Hood is Muslim. But the overall picture of Muslims in the military is hardly one of strife and fundamentalism.
Kimberly Munley, the police officer identified as bringing an end to Fort Hood rampage Thursday, applied protocols established in the aftermath of the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Some reports suggest the alleged shooter in the Ft. Hood massacre, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, was troubled. That raises questions about how well-equipped the Army is to spot disturbed individuals.
At Fort Hood, Army filmmaker and Iraq war vet Elliot Valdez raced to the scene of the shooting, filming the aftermath of tragedy and heroism. What he recorded will help officials understand what happened.
Military officials say the shootings at Fort Hood were an 'isolated incident.' But the stress of repeated wartime deployments has led to several such incidents in recent years.
The shootings at Fort Hood Thursday point to a military mental-health system stretched to the breaking point. The suspect is an Army psychiatrist, Nidal Malik Hasan.
Obama has been criticized for 'dithering' on whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. But Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he's OK with the time frame.
The Afghanistan election runoff has been scrubbed, and Hamid Karzai has been reelected, removing one major complication for Obama. But the troop decision could still be weeks away.
A new report links the CIA with Ahmed Wali Karzai, a influential Afghan reputed to be a drug lord. The CIA has long fought wars through such men, but does that work?
American officials are pleased with the Pakistan Army’s offensive against militants in South Waziristan. Wednesday’s bombing in Peshawar might strengthen Pakistan’s resolve.
Matthew Hoh, a former Marine officer, resigned from his current State Department post in Afghanistan, saying he no longer believes the war is worth American lives.
US helicopters are flying in Afghanistan and Iraq three to five times more than they would in peacetime. With two helicopter crashes, Afghanistan saw its worst day for US deaths in more than four years on Monday.
NATO defense ministers are meeting Friday, even though everyone is waiting on the US to decide whether it will send more troops to Afghanistan.
The Pakistan Army is going after terrorists who target Pakistan. All the major terrorist networks attacking US forces in Afghanistan operate from other areas of Pakistan.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Sen. John Kerry said Sunday it would be wrong to send more troops before the US knows if it has a 'credible partner' in Afghanistan.
The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal included an option to send at least 60,000 more US troops to Afghanistan.