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Holder: Four American Citizens Killed In Overseas Drone Strikes

 
Holder: Four American Citizens Killed In Overseas Drone Strikes
Posted Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 @ 4pm

(Washington, DC)  --  Attorney General Eric Holder is informing Congress that four American citizens have been killed in overseas drone strikes since 2009.  In a letter to Senator Pat Leahy, Holder said one American with ties to al-Qaeda was specifically targeted.  Holder wrote that the three others U.S. citizens were killed in similar fashion during "counterterrorism operations" but were "not specifically targeted by the United States."  Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee.  

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