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October 3rd, 2011
04:09 AM ET

Talk Back: Should the U.S. have targeted Anwar al-Awlaki despite his American citizenship?

From CNN's Carol Costello:

After Osama Bin Laden was killed, Anwar al-Awlaki was arguably America's most wanted terrorist. But still, some say that's no excuse for basically murdering an American citizen. The American Civil Liberties union, which once accused Obama of "morphing into Bush" says:

"The targeted killing program violates both U.S. and international law...it is a mistake to invest the President – any President – with the unreviewable power to kill any American whom he deems to present a threat to the country."

Although former vice-president Dick Cheney disagrees. He not only praised the Obama administration for targeting Al-Awlaki. But says President Obama should apologize for his veiled criticism of the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogations."

Cheney added, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.

Talk Back: Should the U.S. have targeted Anwar al-Awlaki despite his American citizenship?

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