An American drone flying over Yemen fired a missile that killed Anwar al-Awlaki, an al-Qaida operative and U.S. citizen. Many hailed the elimination of a man implicated in several terrorist plots. Others wonder how any American citizen can be placed on a death list based on secret intelligence.
Op-Ed: Legality And Wisdom Of Killing Al-Awlaki
By editor • Oct 3, 2011