How Obama Justified Killing Anwar al-Awlaki
Monday, March 11, 2013
The 2011 killing in Yemen of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki opened up a host of questions about the legal framework surrounding targeted killings. Charlie Savage, New York Times Washington correspondent covering presidential power and national security, discusses his recent reporting on the killing and the ongoing conversation around drone strikes.
Below: Rand Paul Addresses the al-Awlaki Killing in his 13-Hour Filibuster