Obama Orders Assasination of US Citizen — without Trial

The president has authorized the killing of Anwar Awlaki, a US citizen, without trial. This is based on a “belief” that he is participating in attacks against the US. Reports the New York Times: Obama administration has taken the extraordinary step of authorizing the targeted killing of an American citizen, the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who is believed to have …