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American "enemy combatants"

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by mike, Jan 8, 2003.

  1. mike

    mike mesmerized

    "Americans may be held as 'enemy combatants,' appeals court rules"


    Quote from CNN:
    "RICHMOND, Virginia (CNN) -- A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled President Bush has the authority to designate U.S. citizens as enemy combatants in military custody if they are deemed a threat to national security.

    "Judicial review does not disappear during wartime but the review of battlefield captures in overseas conflicts is a highly deferential one," said the opinion by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. "

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