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Drone Double Standard

Jeff2422 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:21 AM
Do you think that they would not press the button on any of us? What is the difference between the Obama Administration and the Mafia? Obama and his clan have access to better weapons.

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...