The controversial military tactic of drone strikes are in the news again after a 16-page confidential Justice Department memo was obtained by NBC News, reporting that the memo gives the U.S. government broad authorization to use drone strikes, including to kill any American citizen who is believed to be a “senior operational” leader of Al Qaeda or “an associated force.” The issue over the use of drone strikes is likely to come under fire again later this week with the confirmation hearings for President Obama’s CIA Director-nominee John Brennan, who is said to be the architect of President Obama’s drone strike strategy.
Jordan Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice appeared on ‘Wilkow!‘ Wednesday to discuss the Obama administration’s use of drones and the legal implications of this newly reveal memo. Watch a clip below:
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