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June 23, 2014 7:02 PM

Justice Department releases controversial memo on legality of drone strike on American

An American leader of al Qaida based overseas could be killed without violating international or U.S. law because he was a senior member of a terrorist group who posed a continuous threat to the United States and whose capture wasn’t feasible, according to a Justice Department memorandum that was declassified Monday.

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