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Nidal Hasan Releases Statement, Says He Regrets His Actions

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(KCEN) -- The accused Fort Hood shooter says the U.S. military is at war with Islam and that he was a part of it.

That's what Nidal Hasan told FOX News in a written statement.

Hasan write's that he was involved in what he calls wrongdoing with the U.S. government.

Because it acknowledges that it would quote "hate" for Shari'ah to be law of the land.

He then said that means war on Islam a war he regretfully participated in.

His statement said quote:

"I would like to begin by repenting to almighty Allah, and apologize to the Mujahideen, the believers and the innocent... I ask for their forgiveness and prayers. I ask for their forgiveness for participating in the illegal and immoral aggression against Muslims, their religion and their lands."

According to a FOX News report, Hasan also wrote about his criticism of U.S. policy toward Palestinians in the Middle East.

Hasan's court martial is set to begin August 6th.

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