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UN: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions

Author: Philip Alston

State policies permitting the use of targeted killings are often justified as a necessary and legitimate response to "terrorism" and "asymmetric warfare," but have had the very problematic effect of blurring and expanding the boundaries of the applicable legal frameworks. This report describes the new targeted killing policies and addresses the main legal issues that have arisen.

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