Marjorie Cohn | US Targeted Killing Rules Conflate Legality and Politics | Rise Up Times

In January 2013, President Barack Obama promised to make the rules for the United States’ targeted killing program “more transparent to the American people and the world” because “in our democracy, no one should just take my word for it that we’re doing things the right way.”Three and a half years later, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the ACLU and resulting court order finally forced the administration to make public the Presidential Policy Guidance regarding the program. But much of it is redacted, or blacked out. That is the opposite of transparent.

Source: Marjorie Cohn | US Targeted Killing Rules Conflate Legality and Politics | Rise Up Times