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Targeted Force Against U.S. Citizens

Kevin Johnson noted in USA Today: “In his most forceful defense yet of the Obama administration’s use of lethal force a


US citizens linked to terrorism,” Holder “said Monday that the Constitution does not protect US suspects plotting to kill other Americans.” Holder said “that the government is within its rights to kill citizens who are senior leaders in al-Qaeda or affiliate groups who pose an ‘imminent threat’ of attack against the USA and whose capture is ‘not feasible.'”

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