February 10, 2013

The Other Drone Question

Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times

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Its principal argument was that Al Qaeda is at war with the U.S., which makes any active member of Al Qaeda — U.S. citizen or not — an enemy combatant, liable to attack at any time. Conservative critics sometimes charge that the Obama administration treats terrorism as a matter of law enforcement, not warfare, but neither the administration's words nor its actions support that complaint in this regard.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, John Brennan, United States, Drones


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