Anwar al-Awlaki

Site of drone strike

How the Obama administration's drone program normalized targeted killing

A former ACLU lawyer who challenged the secrecy of the president's drone program says Congress and the courts should have provided more oversight.

How the Obama administration's drone program normalized targeted killing
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US Citizen's Death by Drone

US Citizen's Death by Drone

Why Drones Are Our Modern Nuclear Bomb

Why Drones Are Our Modern Nuclear Bomb

How a Danish Former Biker Turned Jihadist, then Double-Agent, Says he Helped the CIA Track and Kill Anwar Al Awlaki

How a Danish Former Biker Turned Jihadist, then Double-Agent, Says he Helped the CIA Track and Kill Anwar Al Awlaki

Eric Holder: US Can Target Citizens Overseas

Eric Holder: US Can Target Citizens Overseas

Attorneys critical of AG Holder's justification for targeted killings of Americans

In a major policy speech at the Northwestern University Law School, attorney general Eric Holder explained, for the first time, the U.S. justification for putting Americans on a list of those who can be killed if their capture is not possible.

Attorneys critical of AG Holder's justification for targeted killings of Americans

Islamic Extremism in Yemen

Islamic Extremism in Yemen
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US and other countries rely more on drones

With the increasing prevelance of drones, and the fact that they have killed both militants and civilians, some people are worried that a dangerous global drone arms race may be beginning. Scott Shane reports.

US and other countries rely more on drones

Top of the Hour: 'Underwear Bomber' Trial to Begin, Morning Headlines

Top of the Hour: 'Underwear Bomber' Trial to Begin, Morning Headlines
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Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki killed in Yemen

Leading Al Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in Yemen, according to government officials in the country. Hakim Almasmari, editor in chief at the Yemen Post, joins us with more information.

Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki killed in Yemen
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Anwar al-Awlaki's death puts spotlight on US-Yemeni relations

News of the killing of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki sheds light on the relations between the U.S. government and the embattled Yemeni government. As details come to light it is likely the operation was a joint effort involving both countries.

Anwar al-Awlaki's death puts spotlight on US-Yemeni relations
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Islamist Cleric Killed in Yemen

President Barack Obama says the killing of American-born cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki is a "major blow" to al-Qaeda.

Islamist Cleric Killed in Yemen
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Role of the CIA in Yemen

We continue our coverage of the death of Anwar Al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born cleric killed early this morning in northern Yemen. It is still not clear whether the operation was carried out by Yemeni forces or American intelligence.

Role of the CIA in Yemen
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Al-Awlaki's death and the war on terror

Breaking this morning is the news of the death of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. According to Yemen's Defense Ministry, a leading figure of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed early this morning in northern Yemen.

Al-Awlaki's death and the war on terror

Islamist Cleric Anwar Awlaki Killed in Yemen

Islamist Cleric Anwar Awlaki Killed in Yemen