October 20, 2011

The Killing of Awlaki's 16-Year-Old Son

Glenn Greenwald, Salon

AP Photo

So here we have yet again one of the most consequential acts a government can take - killing one of its own citizens, in this case a teenage boy - and the government refuses even to talk about what it did, why it did it, what its justification is, what evidence it possesses, or what principles it has embraced in general for such actions.

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TAGGED: Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, Anwar al-Awlaki, Yemen

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