Lerxst and others:
Hasan's cousin Nader Hasan said that she believed it was his upcoming deployment combined with the wartime horror stories he heard from his patients that set him off.
Hasan had reportedly recently hired an attorney to help him get out of the military.
Fort Hood Shooting by Army Doctor Nidal Malik Hasan Leaves 12 Dead - ABC News
I am suspecting more and more strongly, this was an act of cowardice, wrapped up in the trappings of a terrorist.
Dood is a major and never deployed? o.O
Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
WOW!! Too much posting for me, I gotta work. I can't keep up.
There is no evidence he was a sane person who was simply fulfilling his religious duties to smite the unbelievers as some have forwarded. There is plenty of evidence that he was very much against the war and emotionally distraught. The emotional meltdown here is the predominant factor in my opinion, not his religion.