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Well there are more calls for transparency today after our American citizens are killed in Yemen.
By US airstrike of course this morning that story -- -- -- -- -- is being pressured go to released legal memos detailing the attack.
An American born radical cleric Anwar -- Lockheed is sixteen year old son of -- haven't heard a whole lot about.
And one other person chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge is live from Washington with more on this -- Good morning -- thank you through the Freedom of Information Act the ACLU wants all documents legal opinions and evidence to justify the killing of three Americans in Yemen in the last month.
Including the teenage son -- and more a -- keep it clear who was the first American on the CIA's kill or -- -- quote.
The public has a vital interest in knowing the legal basis on which US citizens may be designated for extrajudicial killing.
And then targeted with legal force.
This exclusive video of -- -- he's teenage son who was born in Denver Colorado in 1995.
Was filmed by the fox -- unit last year.
Well initial reports described him as a twenty something militants with al-Qaeda He was sixteen years old and there is no public evidence.
He was a member of the al-Qaeda network in Yemen.
Because that that definitely on morale -- son in Yemen and when they're not it was a result of the US strike.
I'm gonna take that one I'm not sure where we Maria.
Fox followed up with the State Department in this morning and there -- still no response.
Privately officials speaking on anonymous basis say the teenager was not the intended target but He was traveling with the senior member of al-Qaeda in Yemen at the time.
There's no timeline to release the memo which -- at the basis for.
And more all Lockheed staff and that CIA led operation despite calls for aversion to be made public by the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Pity your from the existence of the memo and it will it -- released December Feinstein.
Bill as you know I I I'm not gonna discuss.
It matters of that nature I can simply say as a general.
A matter of fact it.
This -- He was an operational leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
And this week former attorney general Alberto Gonzales wrote.
-- the next attack on the United States will probably involve a US citizen so it's likely a president we'll have to confront this thorny issue.
A putting an American on this kill list again.
Therefore the need for greater transparency -- And you saying -- are able continue to follow Katherine thank you very much welcome.
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