TITLE

Should Captured Enemy Combatants, Who are U.S. Citizens, Have Guarantees Under the Bill of Rights?

AUTHOR(S)
Feher, LeeAnne
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Officer Review Magazine;Mar2006, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains why the civil rights of captured enemy combatants who are U.S. citizens must be restricted. The author points that captured enemy combatants made a choice to exploit the guarantees afforded them under the Bill of Rights. Their disloyalty and acts of betrayal constitute treason. However, captured enemy combatants who are U.S. citizens are still entitled to fundamental human rights.
ACCESSION #
20091973

 

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