In the letter – which Hasan’s attorney, retired Army Col. John Galligan, provided to Fox News – Hasan triumphantly declared, “We Have Won!!!” Hasan, who fatally injured 13 and wounded more than 30 others, wrote the letter from death row at Fort Leavenworth Prison.
“All-Praises be to All-Mighty Allah! Congratulations on your victory over those who hate for the Laws of All-Mighty God to be supreme on the land,” Hasan wrote in a message he directed Galligan to forward to Taliban leadership.
“I pray to Allah that He helps you implement Shariah Law fully, correctly, and fairly,” Hasan added. Shariah refers to Islamic law, interpretations of which vary widely. Extremists like Hasan and the Taliban interpret Shariah harshly, rejecting many modern conceptions of human rights, especially women’s rights and religious freedom.
“We must learn from the nations of the past and not let our wretchedness overcome us thus earning His (God’s) wrath,” Hasan added. “It is to All-Mighty God we give