Maj. Nidal Hasan plans to tell the high-ranking Army officers who will decide his fate — and potentially send him to death row — that the uniform of the U.S. Army “represents an enemy of Islam,” the Army psychiatrist said Tuesday, as jury selection began in his long-awaited court-martial.
“I can’t take any pride in wearing this uniform,” Hasan told military judge Col. Tara Osborn. “I want the panel to know that, that I am being forced to wear it.”
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