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Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US

December 2, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US 01 Nov 2011 U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with ‘al-Qaida,’ top national security lawyers in the Obama regime said Thursday. The lawyers were asked at a national security conference about the CIA killing of […]

Two Awlaki teenage relatives killed in Yemen attack: family

October 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Two Awlaki teenage relatives killed in Yemen attack: family 18 Oct 2011 Two relatives of an assassinated U.S.-born militant cleric who were killed in an air strike last week in southern Yemen were teenagers out for dinner with friends when they were hit, their family said in a statement […]

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

October 8, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Secret U.S. Memo Made Legal Case to Kill a Citizen 09 Oct 2011 The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, […]

Secret panel can put Americans on ‘kill list’

October 6, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis White House death panel, fully operational: Secret panel can put Americans on ‘kill list’ 05 Oct 2011 American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials. […]

Anwar al-Awlaki obituary

Anwar al-Awlaki, who has been killed at the age of 40 by missiles fired from an American unmanned drone in Yemen, was an effective propagandist for radical Islam and a key figure in the dissemination of the message of al-Qaida and related groups. With his fluent English, grasp of contemporary western culture and ability to […]

How Anwar al-Awlaki was sheltered by a sultan in lawless southern Yemen

The sultan of the Awalik tribe was tall, old and frail, but his soft voice carried the weight of tribal authority: his pronouncements are adhered to by almost 2 million Awalik tribesmen. Sultan Fareed is a close ally of the government, but when I met him in August 2010, his tribe was also giving shelter […]