Washington Post Live  ·   October 4, 2013

Ex-NSA chief explains targeted killings versus assassinations

- Former NSA and CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden addresses allegations that the NSA was involved in assassinations. "Assassinations are forbidden by executive order," he says. "We do targeted killings against enemy combatants because we believe we're in a state of war." ()

- Former NSA and CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden addresses allegations that the NSA was involved in assassinations. "Assassinations are forbidden by executive order," he says. "We do targeted killings against enemy combatants because we believe we're in a state of war." ()

Ex-NSA chief explains targeted killings versus assassinations (1:44)

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