Saturday, October 8, 2011

New York Times Article describes legal memo justifying killing of Al-Awlaki

The New York Times has published an article that describes in some detail the legal justifications for the extra-judicial killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki, the American-born cleric in Yemen. Al-Awlaki is accused of taking part in the hostilities between the United States and Al Qaeda and is thought to be a significant threat to Americans. The memo is said to conclude that Al-Awlaki's killing without a trial would only be legal if it were not feasible to capture him alive. The legal memorandum itself is still not publicly available but a summary of the arguments may be found at the New York Times homepage at


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