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> When you go to another country and openly wage war upon the US, you make yourself a military target.

His main activity was recording videos in which he expressed his ideas. If he was thought to have committed other crimes, he had the right to be tried for them.

> As for his son, I blame the father for taking him with him to live in an Al-Qaeda stronghold

That didn't happen. IIRC, he was killed at a dinner party. We're not even certain who it was the US was trying to kill during that strike.

The drone strike that killed the kid was targeting Ibrahim al-Banna (and it succeeded in killing him). They almost certainly did not expect that the kid would be there, considering that he lived over 100 miles away far from where that drone struck.

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