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By Anita Belles Porterfield,John Porterfield

ISBN-10: 1574415964

ISBN-13: 9781574415964

whilst military psychiatrist Nidal Hasan walked into the castle Hood Soldier Readiness Processing heart and opened fireplace on squaddies inside of, he perpetrated the worst mass capturing on a usa army base in our country’s historical past. loss of life on Base is an in-depth examine the occasions surrounding the tragic mass homicide that came about on November five, 2009, and an research into the factors and affects that factored into the assault. the tale starts with Hasan's formative years in Virginia, keeps together with his time at castle Hood, Texas, covers the occasions of the capturing, and concludes together with his trial. The authors research Hasan's connections to radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and Al Qaeda within the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and display how radical Islam fueled Hasan's hatred of either the yankee army and the warriors he taken care of. Hasan's mass capturing is in comparison with others, akin to George Hennard's taking pictures rampage at Luby's in Killeen in 1991, Charles Whitman on the collage of Texas, and Virginia Tech shooter Seung-Hui Cho. The authors discover the unusual paradox that the capturing at fortress Hood used to be labeled as office violence instead of a terrorist act. This type has significant implications for the sufferers of the taking pictures who've been denied health and wellbeing merits and compensation.

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