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The Wages of Fear: Alibis and Lies

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan Z. Shore

Had it been a Christian or a Jew who slaughtered thirteen people in one mad frenzy, I doubt there would have been much psycho-analysis of the murderer and his motives. It was a ghastly criminal act, period.

Like Alcohol, Religion Disinhibits Violence, Doesn't Cause It

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Religions elicit peak experiences like mystic euphoria, submission, love and joy. They also elicit protective reactions like anger and fear, the emotions most likely to underlie violence.

Nidal Malik Hasan Paralized? Defense Lawyer Says Ft. Hood Shooter Could Be Paralyzed From Waist Down

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN and SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people in a shooting spree at Fort Hood made or accepted wire transfers with Pa...

Ft. Hood General: Gunman Went On "Measured Shooting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The base commander at Fort Hood says survivors of the shooting rampage have told him that the Army psychiatrist suspected in the vi...

Imam Al Awlaki Says He Did Not Pressure Accused Fort Hood Gunman Nidal Hasan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A radical Muslim cleric with suspected links to al-Qaida considered himself a confidant of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychia...

Obama Mourns Victims At Fort Hood Service (PHOTOS)

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas — One by one, President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shoot...

Media Fail: Kimberly Munley Did Not Bring Down Fort Hood Killer

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The media, once again, fell hook, line and sinker for a military account of what happened during the tragedy.

Malik Nadal Hasan: Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Killed

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His name appears on radical Internet postings. A fellow officer says he fought his deployment to Iraq and argued with soldiers who ...

Reading the Pictures: 100% of Your Weekly Dose of Terrorism Panic

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw


Why Hasan Did It: Are Shrinks Really Crazy?

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Robert Epstein

The tragedy at Ft. Hood reminded me of an extensive investigative piece I wrote for Psychology Today a few years ago. I'm reprinting it below. The w...