George Stratton, whose son was wounded in the attack, told Fox News he is not surprised by the statement.
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"I have all along believed Nidal Hasan to be a Muslim terrorist, so it confirms what I've always thought," he said. "I believe that's exactly how he felt when he did what he did. We should take him at his word."