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Martin Lederman

Secret Justice Department Memo Justifies Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki

A secret memo, written by Justice Department lawyers David Barron and Martin Lederman, provides a legal rationale for the assassination of Al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki, according to the New York Times. Al-Awlaki was killed in Yemen last month in an attack carried out by an unmanned CIA drone. His death was controversial, since unlike other […]

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