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Do Targeted Killings by the US Violate International Law?

Post by Randall Ryder The White House recently took the unusual, and perhaps unprecedented, step of authorizing the targeted killing of US citizen with Al Qaeda ties. The citizen is believed to be somewhere in the Arabian peninsula. Given the international…

White House Approves Targeted Killing of US Citizen with Al Qaeda Ties

 The Obama Administration has taken the unusual step of approving the targeted killing of an American citizen with Al Qaeda ties. The cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, is believed to be recruiting terrorists in Arabian Peninsula. The recruits are supposedly for attacks…