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Targeted killing

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Targeted killing is a modern euphemism for the assassination (premeditated killing) of an individual by a state organization ... The United States government also carries out targeted killings, such...

american law and policy on assassinations of foreign leaders

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Abstract: Suspending the ban on assassinations—as established in ... upon a target's head—would a killing be prohibited as an assassination under international law. ... The United States is straining to hold together a worldwide coalition against ... Great scholarly emphasis was placed on preserving the “ honor of arms,” a ...

Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret by Michael ...

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Apr 16, 2012 ... The Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret ... American drones have been sent to spy on or kill targets in Iran, Iraq, ... Pentagon and the CIA can now launch military strikes or order assassinations without ..... "When such individuals take up arms against this country and join Al Qaeda ...

US cited controversial law in decision to kill American citizen by ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/23/us-justification-drone-killing-american-citizen-awlaki

Jun 23, 2014 ... But for the case against Awlaki, hinted at in a Justice Department ... that a particular American is a legitimate target for military action? .... Basically it says the USA is in perpetual war with anyone that they fear anywhere in the world. .... decent who returned to the Fatherland to take up arms for the Nazi's?

Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on ...

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Feb 4, 2013 ... For example, it states that U.S. officials may consider whether an ... to use lethal force” against Americans who take up arms against the country, it said, ... military target would be lawful and would not violate the assassination ban.” ..... to support the poor and needy in America despite citizens who say; "The ...

Killing Awlaki was illegal, immoral and dangerous – Global Public ...

globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/01/killing-awlaki-was-illegal-immoral-and-dangerous/

Oct 1, 2011 ... If the president can target suspects in Yemen, why not here? ... We could say the same about targeted killing, but, as in the case of torture, it turns ... The United States should be encouraging non-violence in Yemen, ... This POS gave up his American citizenship the moment he took up arms against America.

Did Sarah Palin's Target Map Play Role in Giffords Shooting? - The ...

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Jan 10, 2011 ... The map, released amid a wave of small-scale violence against Democratic lawmakers, marked ... He says Palin and other used "imagery of armed revolution . ... that Americans legitimately faced with either enemy would almost certainly take up arms. " ... Gay Marriage in the United States, One Year Later.

'New Snowden' Reveals Obama's Secret Drone Assassination ...

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Oct 15, 2015 ... Some drone operators describe watching targets as “looking .... When Obama took office, there had been only one U.S. drone strike in ... groups that took up arms against the U.S after American airstrikes ..... for America's drone assassination campaign in Somalia and Yemen ... He says ES is the real deal.

The Taliban - Council on Foreign Relations

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With an estimated core of up to sixty thousand fighters, the Taliban remains the most ... Ulema-e-Islami (JUI), which mobilized its students to take up arms with the Taliban. .... galvanized Pakistani Taliban factions to join forces against the state. ... above all, permissible targets for assassination, and has picked up its attacks ...

Are we becoming a police state? Five things that have civil liberties ...

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Dec 7, 2011 ... The thinking, according to supporters, is that “America is part of the ... are legitimate targets for killing when they take up arms against the U.S., ... American citizens by the Constitution, civil liberties advocates say. ...... President Garfield assassinated 7/2/1881 because he strongly opposed the Central Bank.

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Secret 'Kill List' Tests Obama's Principles - The New York Times

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May 29, 2012 ... Mr. Obama is the liberal law professor who campaigned against the Iraq war and ... “His view is that he's responsible for the position of the United States in the world. ... What the new president did not say was that the orders contained a few ..... “Their policy is to take out high-value targets, versus capturing ...

Obama Says Americans Are MILITARY Targets in the War on Terror ...

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Dec 2, 2011 ... U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with ... U.S. citizens do not have immunity when they are at war with the United States. ... Neither you or your lawyers have a right to see the evidence against you, ... would ever admit that an American citizen it assassinated was an innocent ...

Pentagon Legalizes Killing Journalists As 'Law Of War'

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Jun 25, 2015 ... ... on legitimate warfare practices approved by the United States military. ... to stop the presses, Sadr's army took up arms against the US forces. ... Now, the American 1,176-page “Department of Defense Law of War Manual” says that it ..... journalists doing regular journalist stuff are not valid military targets.