Dangerous Decision: Terrorists should be treated as enemy combatants, not criminal defendants

King, Peter
January 2010
Ripon Forum;Winter2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses the reasons why the U.S. government should treat captured terrorists as enemy combatants and not as criminal defendants. It states that terrorists should be put in military commissions to protect the Americans against terrorism. The author also criticizes the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama to close down the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp without any plans of how to do it.


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