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

FranksNBeans Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:05 PM
They assume it is true because that is exactly their type of thinking. What we know they have criticized Bush for, they are defending the same actions by Obama. Yet they do not see the hypocrisy.
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...