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Update: lawsuit challenging targeted killings of American citizens

In December 2012, the US lawyers for Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, and other federal officials sued ‘in their individual capacities’, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the killing of three American citizens in drone strikes in … Continue reading

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Drone strikes on US citizens: Judge Collyer says, “The most important thing about the United States is that it’s a nation of laws”

SCOTT SHANE reports on the case before Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the United States District Court: government’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by relatives of three Americans killed in two drone strikes in Yemen in 2011. Shane writes … Continue reading

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