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Nidal Malik Hasan’s Family In Ramallah Say Mass Murderer Is A Victim

by | 12th, November 2009

major-nidal-malik-hasan1 MAJOR Nidal Malik Hasan is not a terrorist. As we have seen there are ten reasons why the man murdered 13 people in Fort Hood, Texas. And not once not once does our round-up suggest that he is a terrorist.

Nancy Gibbs, in Time magazine – “The Fort Hood Killer: Terrified … or Terrorist?” – can stop trying to work it out.

We know Hasan is the victim because we are told he is:

A close relative spoke to Sky News in the West Bank town of Ramallah on condition of anonymity, afraid of reprisals against his family in America.

Oh, the irony. The relative is afraid of giving their name because those nasty Americans of which 13 are murdered might form bad views about his family. But, nonetheless, this brave relative will speak to the media. In Ramallah they know a terrorist when they see one:

With Hasan now out of a coma in hospital, his relative spoke of the extreme pressures the military doctor had been working under, treating injured patients returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

It was a pre-combat compassion stress disorder, vicariously :

“He was taking things very personally. When he talked about certain patients he was crying. He was complaining there was not enough time to treat his patients properly. He could not separate his emotions from his job”.

So he set about reducing his workload by, er, creating less patients?

The relative insists the American military had a duty of care to its employee which it may have neglected with tragic consequences.

Major Nidal Hasan is a victim. The US military forced him to join the Army.

“The authorities must investigate if the military failed to help him when he needed help.”

Yes, they must. What else do we know about Mr Nidal?

“He has a strong mind. It is very difficult to persuade him.”

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