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Exchanges reveal an ugly American abroad out to bring down conservatives
Topic - John Wright Sifton
Myanmar's president will meet Monday with President Obama amid criticism that the Southeast Asian country has done little to end its war against ethnic minority rebels, protect stateless Muslims or institutionalize democratic reforms that have been promised since its military junta was dissolved in 2011.
"Direct participation in in hostilities is the test for lethal targeting under international humanitarian law," he added.
The criteria outlined by Mr. Brennan are not consistent with the definitions of who can be targeted under the laws of war, said Mr. Sifton, because of their "vague and over-broad language."