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FOIA News: Feds Ask 2nd Circuit To Keep Drone Program Ruling Secret

FOIA News (2018)Allan BlutsteinComment

US Opposes Access to Secret Drone Ruling

Dam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Serv., May 15, 2018

Two years ago, the U.S. government won the right to keep information about its predator-drone program classified. It went to the Second Circuit on Tuesday to keep a portion of the court’s secret ruling redacted.

The American Civil Liberties Union believes the still-censored passage of the ruling confirms the existence of a targeted-killing program in Pakistan, a widely assumed fact that former Secretary of State John Kerry even acknowledged while in office.

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