Secret U.S. Memo Made Legal Case to Kill a Citizen

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    Very interesting read. It seems they considered almost every question about whether it would be legal to kill al Awlaki. The only thing they did not wrry about is if there was any evidence proving he was guilty.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/09/w...case-to-kill-a-citizen.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2
     
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    Interesting that Yemen can afford to allow us to bomb their country repeatedly to remove Al Queada, but cant actively been seen cooperating with America to arrest, detain, or kill any operatives.

    That's real friendship and cooperation.. Just like Pakistan. It's OK to allow covert ops there as long as the leadership can deny any knowledge of the operations.

    Q.W. -- Like I said before.. Time for Congress to review the "blank check" it gave the Prez back in 2001. BEFORE we take out a high level cleric or wedding party by mistake. Kinda like the Sudan aspirin factory we ended up paying for under Clinton..
     

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