Tag Archives: Major Nidal Hasan

News from North America, Wednesday 5th June 2013

New York Times: “Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people, told a judge on Tuesday that he believed he was defending the lives of the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan from American military personnel when he went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood here in November 2009. Major Hasan’s remarks […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 4th June 2013

BBC News: “Military prosecutors have said US soldier Bradley Manning ‘systematically harvested’ a vast trove of secret documents to share with Wikileaks. At the start of Pte Manning’s court martial, a prosecutor said Osama Bin Laden had received leaked information. But defence lawyers said Pte Manning, 25, was young and naive when he shared the […]

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News from North America, Thursday 31st January 2013

Al Jazeera: “Former US congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was seriously wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, has made an emotional plea for Congress to take action to curb gun violence. Giffords opened testimony on Wednesday at the first congressional hearing on gun violence urging lawmakers to ‘be bold, be courageous’.” Mother Jones: “Two prominent conservative movement […]

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