The Free Patriot
In North Carolina’s Richland County, things are going to be a “little noisy,” according to Sheriff Leon Lott. On Monday and Tuesday deputies will be conducting a joint, secret exercise with unidentified units from Ft. Bragg.
Three locations have been identified as the focus of the secret operation. The exercises are expected to continue as late as midnight on both days.
The Department of Justice produced it prior to the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki. But they won’t release it.
Outside the U.S. government, President Obama’s order to kill American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki without due process has proved controversial, with experts in law and war reaching different conclusions. Inside the Obama Administration, however, disagreement was apparently absent, or so say anonymous sources quoted by the Washington Post. “The Justice Department wrote a secret memorandum authorizing the lethal targeting of Anwar al-Aulaqi, the American-born radical cleric who was killed by a U.S. drone strike Friday, according to administration officials,” the newspaper reported. “The document was produced following a review of the legal issues raised by striking a U.S. citizen and involved senior lawyers from across the administration. There was no dissent about the legality of killing Aulaqi, the officials said.”