"Enemy Combatants" No More: Obama's New Standards for Detainees

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:55 pm March 13, 2009

Different in justification, but surprisingly much the same in the end result. “While the memo gives nods to international law, quoting passages of the Geneva Conventions, it argues that the president’s authority to detain suspected terrorists is primarily rooted in Congress’s 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force.”

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