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Rule for Drone Strikes on U.S. Citizens Is Vague — Daily Intelligencer

The sixteen-page Justice Department “white paper” was provided to members of the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees in June on the condition that it be kept confidential, but someone provided a copy to NBC News .pdf available here. Reporter Michael Isikoff notes that Brennan, who was the first official to publicly discuss drone strikes, has said they’re “consistent with the inherent right of self-defense” and Attorney General Eric Holder claimed the attacks are justified if the target poses “an imminent threat of violent attack.”

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