| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
So, the stars finally aligned and our senior leaders in Washington all concurred about an important public policy initiative. Yet, even with their agreement to bomb Syria, President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:42 AM
FT. HOOD, TEXAS — A military judge decided Monday to grant a request by accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to represent himself at his court-martial, finding him competent to waive his right to counsel after a doctor testified that he...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:43 PM
An Army psychiatrist charged with the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, that left 13 dead and 32 injured questioned potential jurors about Islam on Wednesday.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim, is acting as his own attorney,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The death two weeks ago of a 450-pound inmate who had said he was too fat to be executed has done little to temper an escalating debate in Ohio over capital punishment.
Ronald Post was 53 when he died in a prison hospital in Columbus on July 26. He...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Major Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist from Arlington, Va., is accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding 32 others during a Nov. 5, 2009, attack at the Soldier Readiness Center at Ft. Hood in central Texas. Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim,...
| May 5, 2011
Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:21 PM
All of the commentators to the Feb. 19 In Theory question, “Should the military test spirituality?” — even those who correctly pointed out that such testing makes a travesty of our Constitution’s separation of church and state...
| Sep 30, 2011
Anwar Awlaki's killing in Yemen on Friday has reignited two debates that are sure to dominate this weekend's conversation. While many Americans cheer the blow to Al Qaeda, civil libertarians, including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, are...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 2:34 AM
Reporting from Ft. Hood, Texas, Washington and Los Angeles -- An Army psychiatrist who was about to be deployed to Iraq allegedly armed himself with two guns and opened fire Thursday afternoon on the grounds of Ft. Hood, the country's largest military...
| Nov 9, 2009
The U.S. military's culture of silence about troops' mental health had finally begun to change.
In the early years of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the various branches had been roundly criticized for failing to adequately address post-traumatic...
| Nov 16, 2009
In their Nov. 12 Times Op-Ed article, “Our enemy is not Islam — it’s extremists,” Judith Miller and David Samuels wrote regarding the Ft. Hood shootings that "in taking aim at the evasive psycho-babble that dominated early news...