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June 17, 2018 ByFRANK CAMP
In 2011, section 1021 was added to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This text, which features vague language associated with the detention of “covered persons,” set off alarm bells among civil rights watchdogs.
Section 1021 reads in part:
Affirmation of authority of the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
(a) In General.–Congress affirms that the authority of the
President to use all necessary and appropriate force pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40; 50 U.S.C. 1541 note) includes the authority for the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered persons (as defined in subsection (b)) pending disposition under the law of war.
(b) Covered Persons.–A covered person under this section is any person as follows:
(1) A person who planned, authorized, committed, or…
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