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Phillip Carter, senior fellow, Center for a New American Security

The Defense Department says it's creating a profile of the Fort Hood shooter to understand his motives. Intense media coverage is producing a wide variety of theories. But that outside speculation could be undermining an opportunity for DoD and the Department of Veterans Affairs to better protect employees from future tragedies. Phillip Carter, senior fellow, counsel and director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security, was a guest on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: In Depth , Phillip Carter

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:02pm EDT

Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base

Tags: DoD , active shooter , Army

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:45am EDT

Fort Hood reports active shooter

Fort Hood has reported that it has an active shooter and federal and local agents are heading to the Texas Army base, the FBI and a local sheriff's office said Wednesday.

Tags: DoD , active shooter

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 06:43pm EDT

AWOL soldier gets life term for Fort Hood plot

The soldier who went AWOL and plotted to kill other troops outside a Texas Army post remained defiant Friday as he was sentenced to life in prison, not asking for mercy and vowing to never end what he considers his holy war.

Tags: DoD , Naser Jason Abdo , Army

Friday - 08/10/2012, 11:56pm EDT


A radical American imam who communicated with the Fort Hood shooting suspect and called him a hero was once arrested in Yemen on suspicion of giving religious approval to militants to conduct kidnappings.

Yemeni authorities are now hunting for Anwar al-Awlaki to determine whether he has al-Qaida ties. Al-Awlaki, who has used his personal Web site to encourage Muslims around the world to kill U.S. troops in Iraq, disappeared in Yemen eight months ago, according to his father. Yemeni security officials say they believe he is hiding in a region of the mountainous nation that has become a refuge for Islamic militants.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Yemen , Al Qaida

Wednesday - 11/11/2009, 10:53am EST

Fort Hood Investigation

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Army , Sen. Joe Lieberman

Tuesday - 11/10/2009, 10:53am EST

Army Sec. McHugh: Staying Army Strong

Army Secretary John McHugh discusses how this Veterans Day has changed in the wake of a memorial service at Ft. Hood, Texas.

Tags: Defense , Army , John McHugh , Veterans Day

Wednesday - 11/11/2009, 09:08am EST

Army Secy. McHugh discusses honor, valor of troops on Veterans Day

President Barack Obama and Army Secretary John McHugh are joining grieving families and comrades of the victims Tuesday at a memorial service at the sprawling Texas Army base.

Tags: Defense , Army , John McHugh

Tuesday - 11/10/2009, 02:01pm EST
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