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Originally posted by EarthEvolves
reply to post by ThirdEyeofHorus
The Chechen government is a client proxy of the Russians set up to crush Islamism so I seriously doubt that he works for them. If anything, he works for their opposition.
The point is that we can get the information through normal court procedures. There is no obstacle to that process. We are not at war with any nation-state. Congress has not declared any war since WWII. Hence, there is no legal basis for any declaration of "enemy combatant."
Originally posted by Gazrok
reply to post by redoubt
They won't do this. There is precedent where this has already been ruled by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional...even a public defender could get him off if they go the combatant route, so they are going the correct federal route.