CIA Looking to Assassinate Al-Awlaki

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A January 31, 2010 Los Angeles Times report by Greg Miller says the CIA is putting together a case for why US Citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki should be targeted for assassination using missile strikes or other means. Al-Awlaki, a hugely popular Islamic lecturer in the English-speaking Muslim world, survived a December 24, 2009 strike on a home the CIA believed he was staying in. Dozens of people died in that missile strike; locals say the dead were civilians while the US claims the dead are terrorists. The LA Times report says:…read more