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

Mag14 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 2:09 PM
Assuming Delicate_Loyalist is an intelligent person, I am sure he is prepared to explain how police use of a drone would empower them to violate the 4th and 5th amendments.
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...