Outside View: Is targeted killing legal?
Baltimore (UPI) Oct 4, 2011 - Last week's targeted killing of the fiery American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki raises questions about the appropriate use of force in the war against terrorism. Is it really legal for the CIA to kill U.S. citizens without the due process afforded by the courts? What precedent is established through such actions? What does this say about the United States as a nation? The ... more