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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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

www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html

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 ...

Peru's Maoist rebels target ruling party. Guerrillas turn to selective ...

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Oct 15, 1987 ... Latin America Monitor ... Guerrillas turn to selective assassinations to create instability ... Analysts say the movement clearly lacks the popular support or military ... support the revolution morally and financially, though they do not take up arms). ... Six of Peru's 24 states have been put under supervision of ...

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.

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

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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.

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 ...

Two Views: The Assassination of Anwar Al-Awlaki | WRMEA

www.wrmea.org/2011-december/two-views-the-assassination-of-anwar-al-awlaki.html

His killing inevitably aroused a storm of controversy in the United States .... target certain Americans for assassination, under what moral authority do we ... They took up arms against their government in a literal way yet were still afforded trials.

The Excavator: The CIA's History of Assassinations of American ...

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Mar 9, 2012 ... "I used to say we should take our chances on facing the world without a secret, deadly arm. ... The CIA used assassination as a political tool against domestic ... of crimes against America, from murdering an American president to ... Even the Killers in the U.S. shadow government are targets of assassins.

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

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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?

american law and policy on assassinations of foreign leaders

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The United States is straining to hold together a worldwide coalition against terrorism ... Great scholarly emphasis was placed on preserving the “honor of arms,” a ... of war during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.25 Up until this time, .... This additional rule takes the protections against assassination in Article ...

“The Ethics of Assassination” - International Society for Military Ethics

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Just War doctrine involves a strong presumption against the use of violence or killing ... What then is the moral status of political assassination in Just War theory ? ... countries where the commander of the military is a civilian, as in the United States . .... who takes up arms and attempts aggressive action is a legitimate target, ...