ACLU Sues for Trump Administration Killing Rules

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
ACLU Sues for Trump Administration Killing Rules

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Hawkish generals run Trump's geopolitical agenda. He was co-opted to go along, aware only about what he's told – likely not fully informed on the extent of America's drone strikes and other killing policies.

Under Bush/Cheney, Obama and now Trump, America largely kills civilians in all its war theaters, few so-called "high-value" individuals by drones.

Unknown numbers have been mercilessly slaughtered by drone wars alone, including women and children.

The Trump administration escalated what his predecessors began, changing the rules of engagement, loosening them, permitting anything goes, suggested by an unrevealed document called "Principles, Standards, and Procedures" – replacing Obama administration policies.

On December 21, the ACLU filed an FOIA lawsuit, "demanding that the government releas
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