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Four Americans killed since 2009 in drone strikes, Holder says

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English: Official portrait of United States At...

English: Official portrait of United States Attorney General Eric Holder Español: Retrato oficial de Fiscal General de los Estados Unidos Eric Holder (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Four Americans killed since 2009 in drone strikes, Holder says Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/22/four-americans-killed-since-200-in-drone-strikes-holder-says/#ixzz2U3mAnM93

Associated Press

WASHINGTON –  Attorney General Eric Holder says four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009.

The attorney general said that in conducting U.S. counterterrorism operations against Al Qaeda and its associated forces, the government has targeted and killed one American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki.

In a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, Holder says the U.S. is also aware of three other American citizens who have been killed in such counterterrorism operations over the same time period.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/22/four-americans-killed-since-200-in-drone-strikes-holder-says/#ixzz2U3mYJMRW

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