American-born al-Qaeda leader Anwar Al Awlaki was killed by US drone strikes in Yemen in September 2011. It turns out that the CIA may have gotten help from a Danish double-agent to get to their target.
In a major policy speech at the Northwestern University Law School, attorney general Eric Holder explained, for the first time, the U.S. justification for putting Americans on a list of those who can be killed if their capture is not possible.
With the increasing prevelance of drones, and the fact that they have killed both militants and civilians, some people are worried that a dangerous global drone arms race may be beginning. Scott Shane reports.
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