For Christmas, Your Government Will Tell You When It's Legal to Kill You. Just Kidding: It's Classified

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In the wake of the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, the DOJ has rejected a Freedom of Information Act request from the New York Times asking for the legal basis for the American program of targeted drone killings of U.S. citizens off the field of battle. A lay-person's look at that decision.

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