Holder: When War on Terror Targets Americans

To kill or not to kill? Under what conditions can or should the United States government target and kill -- without trial -- a U.S. citizen suspected of plotting terrorism? Attorney General Eric Holder today provided the most detailed terms to date on the legal principals behind the U.S. drone campaign and the U.S. government's legal authority to target and kill U.S. citizens such as Anwar al-Awlaki, a suspected high-profile al Qaeda recruiter. "Let me be clear: An operation using lethal...Full Story
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