Lawful Enemy Combatant
- An individual fighting against the United States or its allies as part of a recognized foreign military force, as set out in the Military Commissions Act of 2006
- John was detained as a lawful enemy combatant due to his service in a foreign military force.
- The captured soldier was treated in accordance with the laws pertaining to lawful enemy combatants.
- As a lawful enemy combatant, he had certain protections under international law.