TV News LIES

Friday, Nov 28th

Last update09:22:34 PM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) U.S. acknowledges killing of four U.S. citizens in counterterrorism operations

U.S. acknowledges killing of four U.S. citizens in counterterrorism operations

E-mail Print PDF

US killed 4 AmericansThe Obama administration Wednesday for the first time acknowledged killing four U.S. citizens in “counterterrorism operations” abroad.

The deaths of three of the Americans — Anwar al-Awlaki, his 16-year-old son Abd al-Rahman Anwar al-Awlaki, and Samir Khan, all of whom were killed in drone strikes in Yemen in 2011 — had been previously reported. The death of the fourth, Jude Kennan Mohammad, a Florida native apparently killed in Pakistan, had not been.

The acknowledgment, in a letter from Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, came one day before President Obama is scheduled to deliver a major speech on counterterrorism policy.

In that speech, Obama will discuss his belief that it is in U.S. interests to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Obama administration is planning to restart the transfer of some detainees held there, according to a U.S. official, although it was unclear whether the president would announce that move in his speech.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds

Cleveland shooting videoCleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy...

Marissa Alexander agrees to plea deal in 'stand your ground' case

marissa alexanderA Florida woman who once had been sentenced to 20 years in a case that invoked...

New Sanctuary Movement Seeks to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

Sanctuary movementWhen President Obama went before the American people to say that he was issuing an executive...

A Landmark Retail Workers 'Bill of Rights' Passes Unanimously In San Francisco

retail workers bill of rightsAmid growing concern over erratic work schedules, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!