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The ‘Targeted-Killing’ Memos

eddie again Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 3:59 PM
how many innocent people have been killed in drone attacks? does anyone know? what legal reasoning supports these deaths? some kind of justifcation as collateral damage?
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 7:52 AM
How many innocents would we tolerate being killed if it was a foreign country drone bombing the US?

Our American hubris is repulsive. Pride comes before a fall.
Emilie3 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 4:00 PM
The jihadists have killed more of their own, and they shoot little girls in the face just for wanting an education.
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 7:51 AM
And that sucks. But it's for their own countrymen to handle. Why would we send out soldiers over there to die for someone who's not willing to fight for their own freedom?
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 8:11 AM
try some research and answer your own questions.
Ryan_M Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 10:57 AM
Here's one source.

http://counterterrorism.newamerica.net/drones

‘Think about the mothers!”

That was the anguished cry of one of the protesters from Code Pink, the left-wing women’s group that four times interrupted John Brennan’s confirmation hearing last week. She was apparently referring to the mothers of such al-Qaeda leaders as Anwar al-Awlaki — killed by a drone strike that was ordered by President Obama and counseled by Brennan, Obama’s White House counterterrorism adviser and now his nominee for director of central intelligence.

If we do as the protester demanded, two possibilities occur: (1) Al-Awlaki’s mom shares her son’s ideology and is therefore proud that he died a...