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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Limits on Obama's Flying Killer Robots?

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Published on Feb 23, 2013
Limits on drone strikes that can kill virtually anyone, anywhere?

More ACLU related videos at http://bit.ly/oqoPgz

Having killed hundreds if not thousands off people using remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, the Obama Administration has not been very forthcoming in explaining the legal justification for targeted killing or the limits placed on its use raising troubling questions about the ability of the CIA to kill virtually anyone, anywhere, as I show in this video.

The clips I use of the NOVA special "Rise of the Drones" come from PBS' January 23, 2013, broadcast also available online at http://to.pbs.org/XgP52Y

The clips I use of the American Civil Liberties Union's Chris Anders come from a longer segment of PBS' January 23, 2013, broadcast of "NewsHour" available on YouTube at http://bit.ly/1229AGz

The clips I use of Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi come from a longer segment of the February 21, 2013, broadcast of "The Daily Show" available online at http://bit.ly/11ZTugn

The clip I use of Lee Doren and President Barack Obama comes from the February 14, 2013, Google hangout available on YouTube at http://bit.ly/138QFci

The image I use of the Department of Justice white paper on targeted killing obtained by Michael Isikoff of NBC News comes from the webpage at http://on-msn.com/YFO3gn

The image I use of Jameel Jaffer's February 4, 2013, ACLU blog post titled "The Justice Department's White Paper on Targeted Killing" comes from the webpage at http://bit.ly/WL6Yb5

The image I use of Matthew Harwood's February 15, 2013, ACLU blog post titled "The Softball Question That Wasn't" comes from the webpage at http://bit.ly/ZiuXBy



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http://codepink.salsalabs.com/o/424/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=7131

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