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Obama administration’s secret memorandum authorized killing of American-born Muslim without trial.

The New York TimesBy CHARLIE SAVAGEPublished: October 8, 2011
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric hiding in Yemen, found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, according to people who have read the document.
The memo, written last year, followed months of extensive interagency deliberations and offers a glimpse into the legal debate that led to one of the most significant decisions made by[url=]


Added: Oct-9-2011 Occurred On: Oct-9-2011
By: joey7chicago
Tags: Obama, Anwar al-Awlaki
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