TITLE

Statement on Senate Action on the "Military Commissions Act of 2006."

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, George W.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/2/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 39, p1687
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush on the approval of the Military Commissions Act of 2006 by the Senate on September 28, 2006. The Act will allow the continuation of a Central Intelligence Agency program that has been one of the most effective tools of the country in fighting the war on terror. With the authorization of the creation of military commissions, the Act will allow the prosecution of suspected terrorists for war crimes.
ACCESSION #
22927349

 

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