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Leaked Memo Says U.S. Has Right To Kill Americans Acting As Al-Qaida Operatives

Feb 5, 2013 (All Things Considered) — A white paper from the Justice Department says the U.S. has the right to kill Americans who are al-Qaida operatives, even if they are not actively working on a terrorist plot. The memo leaked a few days before the confirmation hearing of John Brennan to head the CIA.

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