U.S. Memo Details Views on Killing U.S. Citizens in Al QaedaQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Obama administration lawyers have asserted that it would be lawful to kill a United States citizen if 'an informed, high-level official' of the government decided that the target was a ranking figure in Al Qaeda who posed 'an imminent threat of violent attack against the United States' and if his capture was not feasible, according to a 16-page document made public on Monday.|
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