Report: Hasan's Money Transfers To Pakistan Not Tied To Terrorism : The Two-Way "Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's wire transfers to Pakistan occurred in the months leading up to the Fort Hood massacre but were unrelated to it, a federal law enforcement official said Monday," according to the Dallas Morning News.
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Report: Hasan's Money Transfers To Pakistan Not Tied To Terrorism

The Dallas Morning News is reporting this morning that:

Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's wire transfers to Pakistan occurred in the months leading up to the Fort Hood massacre but were unrelated to it, a federal law enforcement official said Monday.

The money "went to people not related to terrorism," he said, declining to elaborate.

And in other news about the lone suspect in the Fort Hood killings, the Associated Press writes that Hasan's attorney says his client will likely "plead not guilty to the charges against him and may use an insanity defense at his military trial."

The attorney, John Galligan, also told the Morning News that he wouldn't be surprised if the money Hasan sent to Pakistan went to charities.

Thirteen people -- 12 of them military personnel -- were killed in the Dec. 5 shootings. More than 30 others were wounded. NPR.org's coverage is collected here.