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Government Hasan silent so far amid Fort Hood shooting trial

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Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

 

NOMAAN MERCHANT, PAUL J. WEBER,

Associated Press

 

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan is set to resume Monday after more than 40 witnesses described how he prepared and carried out a shooting massacre that left 13 dead at Fort Hood.

Hasan faces the death penalty if convicted of murder and attempted murder in the November 2009 shootings.

So far, he’s mostly watched in silence as those wounded in the attack described how he shouted “Allahu Akbar!” — Arabic for “God is great” — and drew a weapon and opened fire on unarmed soldiers. Hasan is representing himself, but has raised few objections and asked only two witnesses questions.

His standby defense attorneys have accused him of seeking the death penalty and say they’ll ask an appeals court to step in to limit their responsibilities.

 

 

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