Legality of Assassinating Americans Considered

It was far from the primary focus of media coverage today, but after the CIA assassinated two American citizens this morning in a drone strike against Yemen, there have been some questions about the legality and constitutionality of the president ordering the deaths of Americans without a trial.

Read here for Scott Shane’s take at the New York Times

Click here for the Associated Press analysis at NavyTimes

Author: Jason Ditz

Jason Ditz is senior editor of