Christian Science Monitor, 7 November 2010
A federal judge is set to hear arguments on Monday in a lawsuit
challenging an alleged secret Obama administration plan to use lethal
force against an American-born Islamic cleric hiding in Yemen.
In July, US authorities listed al-Awlaki as a “specially designated global terrorist.” According to press reports, he is on a US government “kill list.”
The lawsuit, filed on behalf of al-Awlaki’s father by the American Civil Liberties Union, challenges the government’s authority to carry out the