Judge Says Government Can Continue To Refuse To Acknowledge Certain Drone Strike Documents

Submitted by LDieringer on Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:42am

Documents pertaining to the accidental killing of two men by US drone strikes in Yemen can continue to remain unacknowledged by the agencies guiding the strikes.

A federal judge has ruled the CIA and Defense Department (DOD) do not have to confirm or deny whether they have records on the “factual basis for the killing” of either Samir Khan or Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, who were killed in two separate drone strikes in September and October of 2011.  Continue>>>

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