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There is nothing to struggle about.
No need for drones.
Just straight to executions now Obama ?
That decision can't get any more simple.edit on 10-2-2014 by neo96 because: (no reason given)
According to the laws passed by Bush when he joined a terrorist group he signed his death warrant. Why is it now they suddenly start to wonder what the law says?
Sorry the law passed under Clinton
According to the summary by President Clinton, the bill was intended to establish federal criminal jurisdiction over acts of international terrorism. Civil liberty advocacy groups opposed the bill on the grounds that it would violate fundamental civil liberties, including the right to confront one's accuser.  Another source of opposition was the Government's ability to use evidence from secret sources in deportation proceedings for suspected terrorists.  During the debate over the Patriot Act of 2001 then Senator Joe Biden compared this bill to its 2001 counterpart stating "I drafted a terrorism bill after the Oklahoma City bombing. And the bill John Ashcroft sent up was my bill."
Nice revisionist history there btw.
Following closely on the heels of Executive Order 12947, prohibiting transactions with terrorists, President Clinton described the bill as a "comprehensive effort to strengthen the ability of the United States to deter terrorist acts and punish those who aid or abet any international terrorist activity in the United States"
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They CANNOT arrest him, because he is not on US soil
Since when does that matter ?
Read the links from the Clinton Era.
Being on US soil has never mattered.
Once they start they won't stop.
How is some guy in Afghanistan a threat to us here in the US?
Terrorism is a sham.
If you don't agree with the US Gov't you are a terrorist....
if you own guns you are a terrorist.
if you are a vet ... Yep still a terrorist.
if you can chew a pop tart into the shape of a gun ... TERRORIST...
Killing ANYONE with out due process is not right. But since the USA is the new NAZI world power and no one can challenge it yet they can kill whom ever they please.
But it's a war, isn't it?
I'm not arguing with you, nor am I disagreeing. In war we don't read Miranda Rights. We shoot, kill, blow stuff up.
Killing someone who isn't actively trying to kill you is wrong. I get that.
Is there a way to stop the process though?
Neo, my friend, you're right. This is a political process. Unfortunately, our politicians are all insane.
Learning how to read what you are posting wouldn't hurt. That only deals with terrorists in the US not abroad.
Four U.S. officials said the American suspected terrorist is in a country that refuses U.S. military action on its soil and that has proved unable to go after him.