Islamist terrorism is not an alien off-shoot within Muslim history.
It is instead a mutation of a violent strain of Muslim religious thought and practice that might be traced back to the earliest years of Islam. (…)
Nidal Hasan acted on his Islamist belief as did the 19 Arab-Muslim terrorists on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He should be considered a war criminal and not a tragic victim of some mental illness and what he did was treason against his country.