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From death row, Ft. Hood shooter requests to join Islamic State
From death row, Ft. Hood shooter requests to join Islamic State

The former U.S. Army psychiatrist sentenced to die for the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozens more has released a letter saying he wants to become a citizen of the militant group Islamic State, according to a letter. Nidal Malik Hasan addressed a handwritten letter to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi, requesting citizenship with the group, according to Fox News, which obtained a copy of the letter this week. “It would be an honor for any believer to be an obedient citizen soldier,” Hasan wrote in the letter, verified for the Los Angeles Times by attorney John Galligan on Saturday. The group that Hasan named in his letter, Islamic State, also...

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