How the U.S. Department of Justice Makes Murder Respectable, Kills the Innocent and Jails their Defenders
Redefining "Imminent"

Terrell, Brian
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/11/17/how-the-u-s-department-of-justice-makes-murder-respectable-kills-the-innocent-and-jails-their-defenders/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  17/11/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16948

In order to justify its global assassination program, the Obama administration has had to stretch words beyond their natural breaking points. For instance, any male 14 years or older found dead in a drone strike zone is a 'combatant' unless there is explicit intelligence posthumously proving him innocent.