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    Al Awlaki was killed because he was plotting and preparing for future attacks.  It was his current operational role that mattered, not his criminal liability for past actions.

    You can choose to stick your head in the sand and pretend there's no factual predicate for a finding that he was involvedin such activities, but that runs contrary to both the public record and the assessment of multiple nation's intelligence services.

    "[R]ather high-minded, if not a bit self-referential"--The Washington Post.

    by Geekesque on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 02:53:49 PM PDT

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