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

spartacus3344 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:42 AM
I understand this, but what I see as a major problem is how are they defining a traitor? Is it a tax paying father of 3 that refuses to allow his firearms to be confiscated? Is it a cartoonist that makes fun of Obama? Is it a political analyst that points out violations to the constitution? When should Rush Limbaugh expect a drone strike?
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...