Tell the top lawyers at the CIA and the Pentagon: End illegal targeted killings
Abdulrahman Al-Aulaqi was the innocent victim of an out-of-control CIA and Pentagon “targeted killing” program. This shadowy program started by targeting those on secret “kill lists.” Then, it was expanded to target those who fit a specific “pattern of behavior” — even if their identities were unknown.
And now, outrageously, the CIA is counting “all military-age males” in specific areas as targets unless intelligence proves them innocent — after they’re dead.
The law is clear: the government may use lethal force in extremely narrow circumstances, when it is a last resort to address a specific, concrete, and imminent threat of deadly harm…