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Obama personally oversees Al-Qaeda ‘kill list’: report

Posted By admin On May 29, 2012 @ 7:50 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
May 29, 2012

US President Barack Obama has personally overseen a top-secret process for determining which Al-Qaeda suspects should be placed on a “kill list,” the New York Times reported Tuesday.

The Times, citing dozens of top officials and former advisers, said the administration had developed what it termed the “kill list” as part of a stepped-up drone war against Al-Qaeda and its affiliates in Pakistan and Yemen.

“He is determined that he will make these decisions about how far and wide these operations will go,” it quoted National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon as saying.

“His view is that he’s responsible for the position of the United States in the world… He’s determined to keep the tether pretty short.”

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[1] AFP: http://news.yahoo.com/obama-personally-oversees-al-qaeda-kill-list-report-093801089.html

[2] Secret panel can put Americans on ‘kill list’ without any oversight: http://www.prisonplanet.com/secret-panel-can-put-americans-on-%e2%80%98kill-list%e2%80%99-without-any-oversight.html

[3] Obama’s ‘kill list’ critic found dead in New York City: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama%e2%80%99s-%e2%80%98kill-list%e2%80%99-critic-found-dead-in-new-york-city.html

[4] There Is Now A Petition For Obama To Create A ‘Do Not Kill List’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/there-is-now-a-petition-for-obama-to-create-a-do-not-kill-list.html

[5] Obama Rep. Debbie Schultz Claims Ignorance on Obama’s Secret Kill List: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-rep-debbie-schultz-claims-ignorance-on-obamas-secret-kill-list.html

[6] How Obama Maintains His Secret ‘Kill List’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-obama-maintains-his-secret-kill-list.html

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