Congress to Obama: Show Us Your 'License to Kill'
<div class='node-body'><p>In 2011, the Obama administration ordered and executed the assassination of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki with an airstrike in Yemen. Weeks later, also in Yemen, al-Alwaki's sixteen year old son, Abdulrahman, was killed in a strike targeting other suspected Al-Qaeda operatives. </p>
<p>Nearly a year later, the administration has made public defense of its targeting killing progam, but has denied all requests to present its legal case or show internal memorandums used to justify their legal standing for such actions.</p></div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-hp-image">
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