Advertising Console

    Imminence Requirement for a Presidential Order to Kill

    Repost
    FORA.tv

    by FORA.tv

    925
    74 views
    Imminence Requirement for a Presidential Order to Kill
    Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates - Constitution Center
    With the drone strike on accused terrorist and New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama has tested the limits of the executive branch's powers. Does the president have constitutional authority under the due process clause to kill U.S. citizens abroad, or is it a violation of this clause to unilaterally decide to target and kill Americans?

    Presented in partnership with the National Constitution Center, the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the most powerful vision of freedom ever expressed: the U.S. Constitution.