In war, you kill before you are killed.
Many will suggest this was a life protecting act, that killing him with a bomb protected innocent lives and they were simply containing a dangerous mass shooter.
How many police lives would you sacrifice to save this guy from himself for a trial?
Well, since we don’t seem to have any qualms about targeting US Citzens with Hellfires deployed from a drone abroad, despite the lack of a declaration of war and ambiguous legal pretext, why not close the logical loop and allow local law enforcement to blow up a suspect with plastique detonated from an EOD bot? After all, this seems to be a clear…