Was alleged Fort Hood attacker Nidal Malik Hasan a ‘radical Muslim terrorist,’ or had he been experiencing ‘Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder’?
The Fort Hood rampage, intense and horrific, was over in minutes - stopped by a heroic police officer. Soldiers who rushed to help the injured are still trying to comprehend what happened, and why.
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.
Orlando shooting follows other incidents, including Ft. Hood. But the trend is downward in recent years due to new workplace protections and policies.
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.
Quiet and averse to weapons training, the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting is a study in contradictions. Scale of attack points to premeditation.
The tragic shooting has spawned plenty of hysteria but little discussion about what we should do about potential Islamic terrorists in our midst.