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U. S. Justice Department white paper on what it takes to set forth a legal framework for the U. S. Government to use lethal force in a foreign country outside the area of active hostilities against a U. S. Citizen who is an associated force (qualifies as a co-belligerent under the laws of war, see Hamlily vs. Obama 616 F. Supp. 2d 63, 74-75 (D.D.C. 2009)). Notice that the killing occurs “outside the are of active hostilities”, yet the definition of co-belligerent is defined under the laws of war.  It’s a “broader concept of imminence” – an imminence so broad that it simply flies over due process as it renders justice.

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/020413_DOJ_White_Paper.pdf

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