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Grandfather grieves teenage grandson killed by U.S. drone

December 5th, 2012
05:29 PM ET
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U.S. drone strikes killing Americans

Part 1: A man whose grandson as well as his jihadist son Anwar al-Awlaki were killed in separate U.S. drone strikes.

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Debate over U.S. drone strikes

A discussion about U.S. drone strikes killing American citizens.

By Mick Krever, CNN

Two years ago, Nasser al-Awlaki wrote a letter to President Obama. His request was simple: Please do not kill my son.

He never got a response. Last September, his son, Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born al Qaeda leader, was killed by a U.S. drone in a remote area of Northern Yemen. Two weeks later, his 16-year-old grandson, Anwar’s son, was also killed, in a separate U.S. strike hundreds of miles away.

“Anwar, it was expected, because he was … targeted,” Nasser al-Awlaki told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Wednesday. “But how in the world they will go and kill Abdulrahman, a small boy, a U.S. citizen, from Denver, Colorado?” FULL POST


Filed under:  Drone • Latest Episode • Yemen

U.S. drone strikes in Yemen

December 5th, 2012
04:13 PM ET

The father of jihadist Anwar al-Awlaki discusses how he feels about his own country of Yemen working with the U.S. in drone strikes. Both his son and sixteen-year-old grandson were killed in these types of targeted attacks.


Filed under:  Yemen