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Secret U.S. Memo Sanctioned Killing Of American-Born Al-Qaeda Cleric

Anbar Al Awlaki Dead Dies

First Posted: 09/30/11 09:43 PM ET Updated: 11/30/11 05:12 AM ET

Washington Post:

The Justice Department wrote a secret memorandum authorizing the lethal targeting of Anwar al-Aulaqi, the American-born radical cleric who was killed by a U.S. drone strike Friday, according to administration officials.

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