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Drone Double Standard

God_Of_War Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:10 AM
There is one huge operational miscalculation made by many in the media today. That is calling anyone who is Al Qaeda an American. The two simply cannot exist at the same time. The drone strikes aren't enough. We need an Operation Rolling Thunder across all populated areas in the middle east. Put another way, anywhere there are populations of muslims we need this operation.

An unsigned and undated Justice Department white paper, obtained by NBC News, reports The New York Times, " the most detailed analysis yet to come into public view regarding the Obama legal team's views about the lawfulness of killing, without a trial, an American citizen who executive branch officials decide is an operational leader of Al Qaeda or one of its allies."

The proviso is they must pose "an imminent threat of violent attack against the United States." If "an informed, high-level official" of the government decides they are a threat, the paper says, and if capture is not feasible, they...