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An FBI counterterrorism official said Wednesday that the FBI should have interviewed accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan when it learned Hasan was communicating via e-mail with Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen.

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Texas man gets 20 years for trying to contact al Qaedaupdated: Thu May 24 2012 22:17:00

A Texas man convicted of seeking now-deceased Yemeni-based cleric Anwar al-Awlaki's advice about raising money for jihadists has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

Al Qaeda cell leader killed in family disputeupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 10:48:00

Hundreds of Yemeni security forces deployed to the southwestern city of Rada Thursday after the leader of an al Qaeda-linked cell was killed by his older brother, sparking retaliatory attacks that also left the brother dead, security officials in the province told CNN.

21,000 people now on U.S. no fly list, official saysupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 15:46:00

The U.S. government's list of suspected terrorists who are banned from flying to the United States or within its borders has more than doubled over the past year, a counterterrorism official told CNN Thursday.

New York Times files lawsuit seeking info on targeted killingsupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 19:02:00

The New York Times has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice charging that the government failed to release information under the Freedom of Information Act on records surrounding questions of the legality of targeted killing, especially as it relates to American citizens.

New al Qaeda video praises slain Yemeni-American clericupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 16:40:00

Al Qaeda posted a video on jihadist forums Tuesday focusing on Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in September.

Al-Awlaki's father denies endorsing terrorupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 20:49:00

Weeks after Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, his father is sparking controversy as radical Muslim groups claim he is now supporting his son's terror tactics against the West.

'Lone wolf' terror suspect arraigned in New Yorkupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 17:38:00

A New York man authorities say once pondered changing his name to Osama Hussein to honor his personal heroes -- Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein -- remained jailed Monday on bomb-related charges in what police described as a plot to attack police, military personnel and postal facilities.

'Lone wolf' terror suspect arrested in New Yorkupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 21:17:00

Authorities have arrested a man they claim was plotting to detonate pipe bombs in and around New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday night.

Texas man who wanted to join al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula found guilty updated: Mon Nov 14 2011 19:45:00

A Texas man who had been communicating with Yemeni-based cleric Anwar al-Awlaki about jihad was convicted Monday on terror charges.

Official: Drone attack kills Al-Awlaki's son in Yemen updated: Sat Oct 15 2011 06:06:00

The son of U.S.-born militant cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki was among those killed in a trio of drone attacks in southern Yemen on Friday night, a security official said.

State Department calls family of American killed in drone strikeupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 15:42:00

The State Department has called the family of Samir Khan, the American killed September 30 alongside Anwar al-Awlaki in a drone strike in Yemen, an official says.

Secret U.S. memo made legal case for killing accused U.S. terrorist updated: Mon Oct 10 2011 18:24:00

A Justice Department memo made the case that the United States could legally kill U.S.-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki if it was not possible to capture him alive, a senior U.S. official who has read the memo told CNN Monday.

AM Talk Back for Oct. 3, 2011updated: Mon Oct 10 2011 17:36:00

Carol Costello asks "Does it matter that Anwar Al-Awlaki was an American citizen?"

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula calls al-Awlaki a martyr, promises retaliationupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 17:36:00

The terrorist group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has confirmed the death of U.S.-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, calling him a martyr, according to a statement posted Sunday on jihadi internet forums.

AQAP still threat to U.S. despite death of al-Awlaki, FBI chief saysupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 16:04:00

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is "a significant threat to the homeland" despite the death of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed last week in Yemen by a U.S. drone strike, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday.

Cheney approves of al-Awlaki attackupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 05:31:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney discusses the death of Anwar al-Awlaki and his dispute with the Obama administration.

Cheney: Obama should 'correct' criticism of Bush's anti-terror tacticsupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 05:31:00

Former Vice President Dick Cheney praised the Obama administration Sunday for using a drone strike to kill American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, but said President Barack Obama should now reverse past criticism of former President George W. Bush's actions against suspected terrorists.

How important was Anwar al-Awlaki?updated: Sat Oct 01 2011 22:37:00

Anderson Cooper talks to former FBI agent Ali Soufan about al-Awlaki's prominence on the Arabian peninsula.

U.S. officials warn of possible retaliation over al-Awlaki killingupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 22:37:00

The U.S. State Department issued a "worldwide" alert Saturday, urging overseas travelers to be mindful of "the potential for retaliation against U.S. citizens and interests" following the killing of American-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

Was it legal to kill al-Awlaki?updated: Fri Sep 30 2011 22:22:00

CNN's Jessica Yellin reports on the controversy over the legal authority to kill American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.

U.S. drone killing of American al-Awlaki prompts legal, moral debateupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 22:22:00

The U.S. drone killing of American-born and -raised Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a major figure in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has re-energized a national debate over the legal and moral quandaries of a government deliberately killing a citizen.

Radical Muslim cleric killed in Yemenupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 21:15:00

American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the public face of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed.

U.S. officials warn of possible retaliation after al Qaeda cleric is killedupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 21:15:00

The killings Friday of alleged terrorists cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and computer expert Samir Khan could spark retaliatory attacks against the United States, according to the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

Agencies: Al-Awlaki death may spur new attacks against U.S.updated: Fri Sep 30 2011 20:39:00

The deaths of alleged terrorists Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan could spark others to launch attacks against the United States in retaliation, according to the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.

Samir Khan: Proud to be an American traitorupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 18:49:00

Samir Khan was proud to be a traitor. In a way, he was among the most dangerous of al Qaeda terrorists. By turning his back on the country he grew up in, he gained credibility and coupled that with his intimate knowledge of Western culture to become a driving force behind a powerful al Qaeda propaganda machine.

Anwar al-Awlaki: al Qaeda's rock star no moreupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 16:51:00

The death of Anwar al-Awlaki deprives al Qaeda of a leading propagandist and an inspirational figure to jihadists the world over.

How powerful was al-Awlaki?updated: Fri Sep 30 2011 16:51:00

Nic Robertson reports on the influence of Anwar al-Awlaki, a Yemeni preacher in league with al Qaeda.

U.S. shouldn't have killed al-Awlakiupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 15:57:00

President Obama authorized the killing of an American citizen because he had declared war on the United States and encouraged others to bring harm to America. Whatever Anwar al-Awlaki's wrongs -- and there were many -- when America kills its own without a trial, it not only demeans itself but it hands over a propaganda victory to its enemies.

Saleh returns to Yemen as al-Awlaki was killedupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 14:03:00

Anwar al-Awlaki was killed exactly one week after President Ali Abdullah Saleh returned to Yemen at the end of a long period of medical treatment in Saudi Arabia. Intelligence analysts say that may have been no coincidence, and that with al-Awlaki's killing, Saleh is underlining to the West -- and the Saudis -- that they still need him.

Public face of al Qaeda killedupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 11:44:00

The U.S. confirms American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is dead. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

American-born radical cleric understood the Westupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 11:44:00

Born and educated in the United States, how did Anwar al-Awlaki, a charismatic Muslim cleric, go from "all-American boy" to a terrorist spokesman and recruiter for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula?

Official: Somali terrorist suspect was in contact with Anwar al-Awlakiupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 00:33:00

Accused Somali terrorist suspect Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame had been in direct contact with the radical American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and they may have been in the same place for a period of time, a U.S. official said Thursday.

Al Qaeda in Yemen kills 5 soldiers, official saysupdated: Fri May 13 2011 14:11:00

Suspected members of al Qaeda's Yemen wing ambushed an army vehicle on Friday and killed at least five soldiers, a government official told CNN.

Cruickshank: Zawahiri in U.S. crosshairsupdated: Thu May 12 2011 06:14:00

CNN terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank explains why the days may be numbered for al Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Now that bin Laden's dead, who are al Qaeda's most wanted leaders?updated: Thu May 12 2011 06:14:00

He was its founder and strategic guiding force, but now that Osama bin Laden is dead, who are al Qaeda's most wanted leaders?

Yemeni source: Drone strike misses al-Awlaki, hits two supportersupdated: Sat May 07 2011 12:38:00

Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born radical cleric based in Yemen, dodged and survived an American drone assault after he switched vehicles with fellow jihadis, a senior security official told CNN on Saturday.

Al-Awlaki targeted by U.S. military drone in Yemenupdated: Fri May 06 2011 21:47:00

A U.S. military drone fired a missile within the last two days in Yemen aimed at the U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, but the strike did not appear to have killed him, a U.S. official told CNN on Friday.

Al-Awlaki targeted in Yemenupdated: Fri May 06 2011 19:01:00

A U.S. military drone fired a missile within the last 48 hours in Yemen aimed at the radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. official told CNN Friday.

Al Qaeda vs. CNNupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 06:04:00

CNN Analyst Peter Bergen discusses Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki directly challenging his views on al Qaeda.

Al-Awlaki seen as key terror plannerupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 10:59:00

British prosecutors reveal evidence of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki's operational role in plans to blow up aircraft.

British Airways worker guilty of al Qaeda-linked terror plotupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 10:59:00

A British Airways employee was found guilty Monday of four terror-related charges, including plotting to blow up an airplane, a court in London said.

'Terror planning' by Muslim cleric al-Awlaki described in UK trialupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 22:52:00

A court in London has heard detailed information about the alleged terrorist activities of Anwar al-Awlaki, a Muslim cleric associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a Yemen-based off-shoot of the group founded by Osama bin Laden.

Airline worker accused of plotting with radical cleric goes on trialupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 16:48:00

Radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki tried to get information from a British Airways worker for use in a plot to blow up planes, preferably in the United States, prosecutors in London said Tuesday at the start of the trial of the BA employee.

Yemeni court sentences al-Awlakiupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 06:24:00

A Yemeni court sentenced in absentia U.S.-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki to 10 years in prison Monday for charges of inciting to kill foreigners, the state-run SABA news agency reported.

Judge throws out assassination lawsuitupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 15:30:00

A judge threw a "unique and extraordinary" lawsuit out of court Tuesday, leaving open the question of whether the U.S. government can legally target American citizens for death abroad without a trial.

Yemen postpones trial of alleged American al Qaeda memberupdated: Sun Nov 21 2010 05:50:00

A Yemeni court Sunday postponed the hearing of an alleged al Qaeda member from America who had worked at several U.S. nuclear power plants.

Accused would-be DC metro bomber pleads not guilty in federal courtupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 12:33:00

The man accused of attempting to help bomb subway systems in the Washington area pleaded not guilty Tuesday at his arraignment in U.S. District Court.

Al-Awlaki threatens Americansupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 05:57:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the latest threat from Anwar al-Awlaki and his father's lawsuit against the U.S. government.

U.S.-born cleric rails against Yemen, Iran, United Statesupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 05:57:00

An American-born cleric believed to be hiding in Yemen blasted Sunni leaders, Shiite Iran and the United States in a video posted on jihadist websites Monday.

Prosecutors charge U.S.-born cleric with additional crimes in Yemenupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 11:04:00

A judge in Yemen on Saturday ordered the capture of U.S.-born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, prompting the deployment of more troops to seize the man and bring him to court.

Yemen terror crackdownupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 11:04:00

CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on a Yemeni operation to capture militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

YouTube pulls clips it says incite violenceupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 13:42:00

After a complaint from a New York congressman, the video website YouTube has removed "a significant number" of clips found to be inciting violence, its operators said Thursday.

Yemen charges al-Awlaki with incitement to kill foreignersupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 15:51:00

Yemeni prosecutors Tuesday accused an American-born militant cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, with incitement to kill foreigners, a legal action that reflects the government's newfound resolve to hunt down the notorious al Qaeda figure.

Blast in Yemen damages pipeline operated by Korean firmupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 14:03:00

An oil pipeline struck by an explosion in a volatile region of southern Yemen Tuesday is operated by a South Korean company, Yonhap news agency reported, citing local authorities and company officials.

Anwar al-Awlaki profileupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 18:37:00

CNN's Nic Robertson profiles alleged terrorist mastermind Anwar al-Awlaki.

Read more about Rep. Weiner's pleaupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 11:58:00

Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-New York, is asking YouTube to remove videos featuring cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

YouTube defends policies in wake of complaint over al-Awlaki videosupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 11:58:00

YouTube on Monday defended its procedures for monitoring and removing videos that violate its policies, in response to a congressman's request that the website remove all videos featuring Anwar Al-Awlaki, the man he describes as the "bin-Laden of the Internet."

U.S. congressman calls for YouTube to remove videos featuring militantupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 06:11:00

A New York congressman sent a letter to the chief executive of YouTube Sunday, asking that the company remove all videos featuring Anwar al-Awlaki -- a man the congressman called the "bin Laden of the internet."

Yemen launches operation against al Qaedaupdated: Sun Oct 24 2010 15:00:00

Yemeni security forces have swept into a region of the country thought to be a haven for al Qaeda, the governing party says.

New video messages from militant cleric, U.S.-born al Qaeda spokesmanupdated: Sat Oct 23 2010 19:01:00

Yemeni-American cleric and militant Anwar al-Awlaki appeared in a new video message Saturday, saying that Islam is in "severe need for guidance in these dark situations" and that the religion is "exposed to fateful dangers."

Groups allowed to file al-Awlaki suitupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 13:13:00

Civil liberties groups accuse the U.S. government of issuing kill orders on American-born Anwar al-Alwaki without trial.

Obama administration seeks to dismiss al-Awlaki lawsuitupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 13:13:00

The Obama administration has invoked the state secret privilege in seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of the father of Yemeni-American cleric and militant Anwar al-Awlaki, which sought to prevent the U.S. government from trying to target him for assassination.

Yemen intensifies fight against al Qaedaupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 09:34:00

Yemeni forces have laid siege to a southern town believed to be a militant stronghold in what amounts to an intensified effort to combat terrorism, a senior defense official said Thursday.

Britain facing home-grown terrorist threat, report saysupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 08:34:00

Britain is facing an increasing threat from lone home-grown terrorists, especially among radicalized Muslims in the prison system, a report from a security think tank said Friday.

Yemen says leading al Qaeda militant surrendersupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 13:58:00

An al Qaeda leader in Yemen accused of aiding operatives in the 2002 bombing of the French-flagged oil tanker Limburg has surrendered to authorities, Yemen's embassy in the United States said Thursday.

Government grants license to challenge targeting of U.S. terroristsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 20:24:00

Federal authorities Wednesday granted two civil liberties groups a license they need in challenging the government's authority to use lethal force against U.S. citizens designated as terrorists.

Groups file suit over government power to kill American terroristsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 07:15:00

Two major civil liberties groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the government's asserted authority to kill U.S. citizens living abroad who are designated as terrorists.

Judge won't release Virginia man accused of trying to join militantsupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 18:50:00

A federal district court judge ruled Monday that 20-year-old Zachary Chesser, charged with providing material support to terrorists, must remain in custody without bail.

Virginia man accused of trying to join Al-Shabaab to be in courtupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 07:41:00

A Virginia man who allegedly posted an online attack against the creators of the animated series "South Park" has a detention hearing on Friday afternoon.

Man accused of trying to join Islamist militants appears in courtupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 12:46:00

A Virginia man accused of attempting to travel to Somalia to join the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab appeared in federal court Thursday, requesting that an attorney be appointed for him.

Alaska man pleads guilty to terror-related chargeupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 06:31:00

An Alaskan man who is a follower of a radical Muslim cleric pleaded guilty this week to lying to federal agents who were conducting a terrorism investigation, federal authorities said.

Virginia man accused of trying to go to Somalia to join terror groupupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 22:44:00

A 20-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Wednesday, accused of attempting to travel to Somalia to join the designated terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

Feds freeze terror suspect's assetsupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 15:21:00

The Treasury Department on Friday froze all U.S.-based financial assets of terror suspect Anwar al-Awlaki, who is being sought in Yemen for his alleged role as a planner of the failed bombing of a Detroit-bound passenger plane on Christmas Day last year.

FBI warns Seattle cartoonist about threats from radical clericupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 10:58:00

A Seattle cartoonist who drew a cartoon about the Prophet Mohammed has been warned by the FBI about death threats made against her by a radical cleric with ties to al Qaeda, an FBI agent said Tuesday.

Al Qaeda launches English language magazineupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 10:49:00

Al Qaeda has launched this week what it is calling its first English language online magazine, a move that could be seen as a way to recruit more American-born terrorists.

Anti-terrorism chief: U.S.-born cleric had major role in airline bombing tryupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 17:44:00

The director of the National Counterterrorism Center says the U.S. government believes that U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki had "a direct operational role" in the attempt to bring down an airliner bound for Detroit, Michigan, on Christmas Day.

Feds: Texas man indicted for attempting to provide support to al-Qaedaupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 20:50:00

A Texas man was indicted Thursday for allegedly attempting to provide material support to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after communicating with the U.S.-born radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, according to fedeal authorities.

Fugitive cleric al-Awlaki warns of future attacksupdated: Sun May 23 2010 17:12:00

Fugitive American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki warned of new attacks on Americans at home and abroad in a new video released over the weekend.

American-born cleric praised in al Qaeda audio messageupdated: Sun May 16 2010 17:40:00

A man believed to be the head of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula spoke in support of an American-born Muslim cleric and al Qaeda recruiter in an audio message posted on radical Islamist websites Sunday.

U.S.-born terror suspect on videoupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 09:59:00

A U.S.-born Muslim cleric has appeared in a video released by al Qaeda. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

American-born cleric appears in al Qaeda videoupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 09:59:00

An American-born Muslim cleric has appeared in a video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Islamic group: 'South Park' post a call to protest, not violenceupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 11:37:00

A radical Islamic website says despite a provocative post -- warning the creators of "South Park" that they risk violent retribution for depicting the Prophet Mohammed in a bear suit -- the site is calling simply for protest, not violence.

Fugitive cleric's dad to U.S.: Give me time to talk him out of hidingupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 13:56:00

The father of a fugitive Muslim-American cleric is asking the United States to suspend its manhunt for his son for three months.

Purported al-Awlaki message calls for jihad against U.S.updated: Thu Mar 18 2010 02:18:00

American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is calling for jihad against America, claiming "America is evil" in a new audio message obtained by CNN.

Jihad against U.S. 'binding'updated: Thu Mar 18 2010 02:18:00

American-born cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki's audio message calls for jihad against the U.S. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

Intelligence chief: U.S. can kill Americans abroadupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 11:26:00

The director of U.S. national intelligence said the government has the right to kill Americans abroad if they present a direct threat to U.S. security.

Al-Awlaki's father asks Obama to end manhuntupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 18:35:00

The father of an al Qaeda suspect wrote to President Obama on Tuesday, urging him to reconsider an alleged order to capture or kill his son.

Al Awlaki father speaksupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 08:52:00

Dr. Nasser al-Awlaki, father Anwar al-Awlaki, says his son is not a member of al Qaeda. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

CNN Exclusive: Al-Awlaki's father says son is 'not Osama bin Laden'updated: Mon Jan 11 2010 08:52:00

His anguish apparent, the father of Anwar al-Awlaki told CNN that his son is not a member of al Qaeda and is not hiding out with terrorists in southern Yemen.

Yemeni official: U.S. terror suspect recruited in Britainupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 10:39:00

A terror suspect in the attempted bombing of a U.S. jetliner was radicalized in Britain, but did meet with a radical Muslim Cleric in Yemen, a top government official said Thursday.

Tracking a terror suspectupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 22:16:00

CNN's Rosemary Church shows the route the alleged Christmas terror suspect took to enter the U.S.

Official: Apparent contact between AbdulMutallab and radical clericupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 22:16:00

Terror suspect Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab appears to have had direct contacts with radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. counterterrorism official told CNN Thursday.

Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemeni airstrikesupdated: Thu Dec 24 2009 13:59:00

Yemeni jets launched an aerial assault Thursday against suspected senior al Qaeda operatives meeting in a remote location, and about 30 militants were killed, according to the Yemen news agency SABA.

Cleric: Suspected Fort Hood gunman asked about killing troopsupdated: Thu Dec 24 2009 05:50:00

An Army psychiatrist accused of fatally shooting 13 at the Fort Hood, Texas, military base had asked for a Muslim cleric's advice about killing U.S. troops, according to a new interview.

Profiler: Fort Hood suspect a lonerupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 07:15:00

People who knew and studied Maj. Nidal Hasan say he was a loner who had no luck finding a wife, and a criminal profiler said the Fort Hood shooting suspect fits the profile of a mass murderer better than that of a terrorist.

Is Nidal Hasan a terrorist?updated: Thu Nov 12 2009 07:15:00

CNN's Drew Griffin looks at how Maj. Nidal Hasan's behavior compares with terrorists and what it means.

Investigators look for missed signals in Fort Hood probeupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 11:18:00

Investigators believe the suspected gunman in last week's massacre at Fort Hood acted alone, but his communications had been flagged by U.S. intelligence agencies in late 2008, the FBI said Monday.

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