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Video Report - Kill List Exposed: Leaked Obama Memo Shows Assassination Of US Citizens "Has No Geographic Limit"

Video Report - Kill List Exposed: Leaked Obama Memo Shows Assassination Of US Citizens "Has No Geographic Limit"

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 11:49
By Nermeen Shaikh and Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Report

The Obama administration’s internal legal justification for assassinating U.S. citizens without charge has been revealed for the first time. In a secret Justice Department memo, the administration claims it has legal authority to assassinate U.S. citizens overseas even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the United States. We’re joined by Jameel Jaffer, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union. "If you look at the memo ... there’s no geographic line," says Jaffer. "The Obama administration is making, in some ways, a greater claim of authority [than President Bush]. They’re arguing that the authority to kill American citizens has no geographic limit."

TRANSCRIPT:
NERMEEN SHAIKH: The Obama administration’s internal legal justification for assassinating U.S. citizens without charge has been revealed for the first time. According to a secret Justice Department document obtained by NBC News, the Obama administration claims it has the legal authority to target citizens who are, quote, "senior operational leaders," of al-Qaeda or "an associated force" — even if there’s no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S.

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It is evident THEY are preparing to kill any or all of us who challenge the WILL of 'THE STATE'