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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Steve Hendricks
Nearly four years after massacring his fellow soldiers at Texas' Fort Hood, Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday on more than 40 counts of murder and attempted murder.
Italian security officers listened, via hidden microphones, as an instructor lectured a group of aspiring terrorists in Milan. Apparently brandishing a mobile phone, he said, "Do you see this? This was created by an enemy of God. You can't imagine how many operations this has made fail and how many arrests it has caused. You can use it to communicate. It's fast. But it causes you huge problems. They created it, and they know how to intercept it."
"The accused went out that day with the intent of killing as many soldiers as he could," Col. Steve Hendricks said during the prosecution's closing remarks. "There was one caveat to that: Anyone else who tried to stop him."
As Mr. Hendricks explains, "having a mobile phone turned on in a dense city can reveal its location to within a few blocks."