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The Obama administration says U.S. citizen Jude Kenan Mohammad was killed in Pakistan in 2011. (FBI)
The Obama administration says U.S. citizen Jude Kenan Mohammad was killed in Pakistan in 2011. (FBI)

The Obama administration is acknowledging for the first time that it has killed four Americans in overseas drone strikes since 2009. The revelation came in a letter to Congress yesterday from Attorney General Eric Holder.

The deaths of three of the men were already known: Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, Awlaki's 16-year-old son Abdulrahman and a man named Samir Khan, who joined al Qaeda's Yemeni branch.

Holder's letter revealed a fourth name for the first time: Jude Kenan Mohammad, a Florida native, who recently lived in Raleigh, N.C., and was 23 when he was killed in South Waziristan, Pakistan, in 2011.

Mohammad was on the FBI's most wanted list, and he was indicted in 2009 in connection with an alleged U.S.-based terror cell.

Mohammad had a Pakistani father and an American mother. The mother moved with Jude to the U.S. in the 1990s.

New York Times reporter Scott Shane reports Mohammad came under the influence of an older man named Daniel Patrick Boyd, "who taught him a violent, radical version of Islam."

After the strike that killed Mohammad, a family friend told Shane that Mohammad's Pakistani wife called her husband's family in North Carolina to tell them he had been killed.

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This segment aired on May 23, 2013.

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