Skip to main content

Citizens for Legitimate Government

News on U.S. imperialism, corpora-terrorism, and the New World Order

 Contribute to CLG



Click here!


CLG Breaking News and Commentary

User login

Obama 'drone warfare rulebook' condemned by human rights groups

November 26, 2012 by legitgov

Obama 'drone warfare rulebook' condemned by human rights groups 25 Nov 2012 President Barack Obama's administration is in the process of drawing up a formal rulebook that will set out the circumstances in which targeted assassination by unmanned drones is justified, according to reports. The New York Times, citing two unnamed sources, said explicit guidelines were being drawn up amid disagreement between the CIA and the departments of defense, justice and state over when lethal action is acceptable. Human-rights groups and peace groups opposed to the CIA-operated targeted-killing programme, which remains officially classified, said the administration had already rejected international law in pursuing its drone operations. "To say they are rewriting the rulebook implies that there is already a rulebook" said Jameel Jaffer, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Center for Democracy. "But what they are already doing is rejecting a rulebook – of international law – that has been in place since [the second world war]."


Slaughter of the Innocents

November 26, 2012 by humbaba (not verified), 2 years 18 weeks ago
Comment: 3392

Slaughter of the Innocents Manual.

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes