MI6 told agent it couldn't kill al-Qaeda leader 'because assassinations are a breach of British law'

Daily Mail 4 December 2012
By Martin Robinson

An MI6 agent who managed to infiltrate al-Qaeda in a bid to kill one of its leaders was told by his British bosses they would not assassinate him because it could be against the law.

Terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki was encouraging attacks on the West and also recruiting young Muslims to carry them out but despite being able to murder him Morten Storm was blocked by London, it has emerged. (continue reading...)