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"If the court's ruling is correct, the government has unreviewable authority to carry out the targeted killing of any American, anywhere, whom the president deems to be a threat to the nation," said Jameel Jaffer, the group's deputy legal director
U.S. officials have refused to officially confirm the existence of the program, although they have said the CIA gave the green light to capture or kill al-Awlaki, who has never been tried or convicted of any terrorism-related crime.
Originally posted by v1rtu0s0
I hate to say it, but if truth is the act of denying ignorance, and seeking knowledge, then the greatest threat to national security is ATS.edit on 8-12-2010 by v1rtu0s0 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by GrisGris
reply to post by HappilyEverAfter
In my opinion, this is terrible. It goes against everything I know about the USA Consistuition/ Bill of Rights
Isn't there Habeus Corpus as described by the founding father's as necessary to democracy?!