Obama designates John Brennan as the sole person in charge of designating people to be assassinated.
“Unelected death sentence czar”
Most recently he publicly spoke about the drone program calling it moral and ethical and just.
According to reports from the Associated Press, John Brennan has now seized the lead in choosing who will be targeted for drone attacks and raids and Obama has delegated him the sole authority to designate people for assassination under the United States top-secret assassination program.
My worry is that we have begun focusing on things like positions/ Czars and reviews and are missing the bigger picture… our rights are disappearing while we focus on trivial issues like review boards when we should be demanding fair trial.
Opposing views say: “One senior administration official argues that Brennan’s move adds another layer of review that augments rather than detracts from the Pentagon’s role. The official says that in fact there will be more people at the table making the decisions, including representatives from every agency involved in counterterrorism, before they are reviewed by senior officials and ultimately the president.” Which says that he’s not where the reviews stop.
- Read from the AP: Who will drones target? Who in the US will decide?
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counterterror chief John Brennan has seized the lead in guiding the debate on which terror leaders will be targeted for drone attacks or raids, establishing a new procedure to vet both military and CIA targets.
- Read: US Attorney General Justifies Secret Assassinations Of US Citizens: http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/06/attorney-general-justifies-secret-assassinations-citizens-91082/
Video description: John Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism advisor was a name that you did not see on the Mainstream media. Most recently he publicly spoke about the drone program calling it moral and ethical and just. According to reports from the Associated Press, John Brennan has now seized the lead in choosing who will be targeted for drone attacks and raids. According to the AP, under the new plan, Brennan’s staff compiles the potential target list and runs the names past agencies such as the State Department at a weekly White House meeting.