FORT HOOD — Though unable to present his “defense of others” strategy, Maj. Nidal Hasan will have a chance to tell a jury the reason he allegedly opened fire on fellow soldiers in 2009, a judge ruled Friday.
Hasan has repeatedly sought to defend his alleged attack on soldiers as a protection of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Since ruling the strategy held no legal merit, it appeared Hasan would never be able to tell jurors why he allegedly carried out the attack on post that killed 13 and wounded 32.
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