“The Obama administration will be able to keep secret its legal justification for killing without a trial an American suspected of joining al Qaeda after a federal judge on Wednesday dismissed most of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and The New York Times.”*
Anwar Al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, was killed in a drone strike. Under what circumstances? We aren’t allowed to know, the Freedom of Information Act apparently doesn’t apply. Why not? Cenk Uygur explains.
*Read more from Matt Sledge/ Huffington Post: Targeted Killing Program Used Against Anwar Al-Awlaki Will Remain Under Wraps After Judge’s Ruling