Obama Administration Claims Unchecked Authority To Kill Americans

Posted on November 16, 2010

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The Obama administration today argued before a federal court that it should have unreviewable authority to kill Americans the executive branch has unilaterally determined to pose a threat.

“Not only does the administration claim to have sweeping power to target and kill U.S. citizens anywhere in the world, but it makes the extraordinary claim that the court has no role in reviewing that power or the legal standards that apply,”

via Obama Administration Claims Unchecked Authority To Kill Americans Outside Combat Zones | American Civil Liberties Union.

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