Lawful Enemy Combatant

Definition of "Lawful Enemy Combatant"
  1. 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
How to use "Lawful Enemy Combatant" in a sentence
  1. John was detained as a lawful enemy combatant due to his service in a foreign military force.
  2. The captured soldier was treated in accordance with the laws pertaining to lawful enemy combatants.
  3. As a lawful enemy combatant, he had certain protections under international law.

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