Obama: Citizenship Shouldn’t Shield Americans Who Wage War Against U.S. Abroad | Talking Points Memo

President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his administration’s decision to target and kill Anwar Awlaki, who was an American citizen and al Qaeda cleric in Yemen in 2011, by arguing that citizenship shouldn’t necessarily shield Americans who decide to wage war against their homeland abroad.

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