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Obama's Warfare: 'From Power To A Policy'

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President Barack Obama speaks on the killing of US-born Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, during a 'Change of Office' ceremony at Ft. Myer in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Barack Obama speaks on the killing of US-born Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, during a 'Change of Office' ceremony at Ft. Myer in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

It's hard to know if 16-year-old Abdulrahman al-Awlaki was a target or collateral damage.

Al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, was killed last fall at a barbeque with friends. His father, Anwar al-Awlaki, an al-Qaida supporter and also American-born, was killed in a drone strike two weeks earlier in Yemen.

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