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One In Five Americans Think The President Ordering Drone Assassinations Is OK

One In Five Americans Think The President Ordering Drone Assassinations Is OK

This headline from Rasmussen Reports is the sort of thing that can make a person lose faith in democracy: According to the poll, Americans are mostly split on whether or not they support drone assassinations for US citizens who are suspected of terrorism: Just 36% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the American government’s use of

Obama Administration: Drone Strikes On US Citizens Are "Legal, Ethical And Wise"

A leaked Department of Justice “white paper” makes the case for the legal killing of US citizens abroad who the government defines as imminent threats to national security, and it states that actual evidence or intelligence showing that the target is actually involved in a plot or a plan to attack the US isn’t necessary.

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