Glenn Greenwald on U.S. Targeted Killing

March 8, 2012

Joining us from Salon, Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) to talk about the Obama administration’s policy targeting American citizens for execution.   Attorney General Holder’s speech earlier this week in defense of the policy did little to calm concerns.  In fact, alarm bells are ringing.  Use this post as today’s thread.  Click thru for links and updates.  

Ezra Klein’s article “Would Democrats have supported extrajudicial killings under Attorney General John Ashcroft?”

Link to Amazon to check out Charlie Savage’s article “Power Wars: Unmasking National Security Legal Policy Deliberations Under Bush & Obama”

Lee Fang’s article on who profits from the War on Drugs

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