Anyone can be next. Indeed, on February 3 Dennis Blair, director of National Intelligence told the House Intelligence Committee
that it was now "defined policy" that the U.S. government can
murder its own citizens on the sole basis of someone in the government's
judgment that an American is a threat. No arrest, no trial, no conviction,
just execution on suspicion of being a threat.
This shows how far the police state has advanced. A presidential appointee in the Obama administration tells an important committee of Congress
that the executive branch has decided that it can murder American citizens
abroad if it thinks they are a threat.
The credentials of the writer, suggest he knows of what he speaks.