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Obama Administration Memo Outlines Justification for Assassination of U.S. Citizens

alphonsejones Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:43 AM
so what is the difference between the hussein targeting terrorists overseas and those same terrorist's targeting American's here at home the hussein whines about the rule of law, that is when it supports his agenda, but he is more then willing to abandon it when it fits his need to prove he is a macho guy but if the hussein is targeting terrorists, why did he want to put terrorist's on trial in NYC, when he could have simply sent a drone to kill them at Gitmo
A leaked memo from the Department of Justice lays out the explicit justifications that the Obama Administration believes authorizes the targeted assassination of American citizens on foreign soil.

NBC News obtained and reported on the memo last night, which explains that drone strikes that have been conducted in the past that have killed American citizens are legitimate and legal operations.

[A]n “informed, high-level” official of the U.S. government may determine that the targeted American has been “recently” involved in “activities” posing a threat of a violent attack and “there is no evidence suggesting that...