This article provides the legal justification, under both international law and U.S. domestic law, for the targeted killing of Jeremy Jeffries, a.k.a. Abdul al Sad, a fictional United States citizen on United States soil. It also discusses the legal framework that supports the accomplishment of this task within the bounds of both domestic and international law as they exists today. This article further analyzes and explains various doctrines of international law, domestic law, and the rights of both citizens and noncitizens as they pertain to being targeted by the United States vis-a-vis military action. It then develops the legal analysis necessary to provide a comprehensive understanding of how the law should apply to the hypothetical Abdul al Sad.
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