International law acknowledges that killing is not always illegal or wrong, and that a government has the authority to do so as a last resort in genuine self-defense. But if the US government’s targeted killings are lawful, we should have no hesitation in making them public. Surely the least we can do is to literally count and report the lives we’ve taken. Yet even that, for “the most transparent administration in history,” is apparently too much.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
In our names, funded with the taxes we pay ...
How Many Have We Killed? by David Cole | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books: