Federal judge condemns Obama’s targeted drone killings of US citizens overseas

Federal judge condemns Obama’s targeted drone killings of US citizens overseas

A judge is fighting back against the Obama Administration’s claims that it should be able to bypass the courts system in ordering drone killings of US citizens located outside the country and not in combat zones, whom it deems to be terrorist threats. As the New York Times reports, US District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer in Washington, DC, hasn’t made any official rulings on the matter of whether such killings of US citizens abroad are legal — yet. But on Friday, she broadly condemned the notion that’s been put forth repeatedly by the White House and the Justice Department that no trials of suspects, and no court oversight of such killings, are required. “Are you saying that a U.S.

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