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Obama: ‘Any Time Bombs Are Used to Target Civilians It Is an Act of Terror’
Posted By John Glaser On April 16, 2013 @ 6:17 pm In News | Comments Disabled
In condemnation of the Boston Marathon bombings today, Obama said, “any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror.”
Embarrassingly, Obama inadvertently described his own drone war as terrorism, given that he “counts all military-age males in a strike zone as combatants, according to several administration officials ,” and has rejected  the stipulation of disrupting an imminent threat  of attack  as a prerequisite to dropping bombs on large groups  of unidentified  individuals.
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URLs in this post:
 according to several administration officials: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/world/obamas-leadership-in-war-on-al-qaeda.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3
 rejected: http://antiwar.com/blog/2012/09/10/the-laws-obama-is-breaking-in-his-relentless-drone-war/
 an imminent threat: https://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.antiwar.com/2013/02/04/leaked-justice-department-memo-reveals-legal-case-for-targeted-killings-of-us-citizens/&sa=U&ei=bgVuUZfcKY-64APnzoEw&ved=0CAcQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGaC2SJBjvVwGRVlBXrCLPW7pNMsw
 attack: http://antiwar.com/blog/2013/04/08/drone-targets-reflect-local-animosities-not-threats-to-us/
 large groups: http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2012/04/24/british-legal-case-shines-fesh-light-on-civilian-drone-deaths/
 unidentified: https://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.antiwar.com/2012/04/26/obama-approves-cia-request-to-kill-unidentified-individuals-in-yemen-drone-war/&sa=U&ei=8wVuUcnQFuG_0AG2loDIDw&ved=0CAcQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNHApHOu-J0X0c4FUmQDHFBhC_mkLA
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