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China news agency, Washington, November 19 (Reporter Wu Qingcai) – 19 U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates held a press conference to formally announce that led Thirteen Fort Hood military base in the U.S. military death initiated a period of 45 days shooting a full investigation, in order to avoid similar tragedies.
It is known that a period of 45 days the survey will involve not only the murderer Hassan, and in the United States Department of Defense and within the entire U.S. military. View the range of personnel, medical, mental health and other policies, will also study how to improve the security of DoD facilities and emergency response system.
Gates said that the survey is intended to identify the military before the incident there may be errors or problems on how to make early detection of risks of all military departments, in order to prevent similar incidents from happening again. He stressed that the survey does not carry any prejudice, but as a precaution, the U.S. military needs to determine immediately whether there is the internal weaknesses or bugs, so that future no longer vulnerable.
Gaici Tan Chen, Fort Hood shooting incident raises a number of disturbing questions need to be answered. But he did not want to comment on the shooting is linked to terrorism. Earlier media reports, Hassan before the incident and overseas who have extreme religious correspondence, the unit has investigated, because the contents of the letter is not particularly noteworthy, the investigation did not continue.
the same day, a key U.S. Senate committee also held hearings on the Fort Hood military base in the shooting investigation. Senate Armed Services Committee’s senior Republican Senator Collins said, there is some evidence, intelligence agencies in the case of the military psychiatrist Hassan has “inexcusable gaps and communication failures.”
November 5, U.S. Army Major Hassan in the Fort Hood Army base in Texas, shot and killed 13 people and wounded 30 people, this is history in the United States military bases The most serious shooting incident, the U.S. Army in peacetime is the most serious attacks on local experience. He has been the military to thirteen “intentional homicide” charges to prosecute, and will be sent to military courts.