[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy websites] issued a request for information [text, PDF] to the US Department of Defense on Tuesday under the under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) [text] regarding a December 2009 missile attack in Yemen that is alleged to have killed at least 35 civilians. The request cites a number of sources, including leaked diplomatic cables [JURIST news archive], that directly links the US military to...

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