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combatant

(kăm-bat′ănt, kom′bă-tănt) [Fr. combattant]
A member of the armed forces, e.g., a soldier, sailor, marine, or airman, engaged in or prepared to be engaged in battle.
combatant, adjective
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Miller seems to complicate the issue, however, by stating that as unlawful combatants engaged in deliberate harm to innocent civilians, (36) terrorists will be both "military combatants" and "subject to a criminal justice process analogous to that to which ordinary criminals are subject" once identified as unlawful combatants "by an appropriately instituted judicial body." (37) It is therefore unclear whether he means that this kind of combatant has the right to use discriminate force--that is, to target state combatants and kill them without incurring legal liability for the criminal charge of murder.
The exact number of demobilized combatants who benefited from reintegration assistance remains unclear because about one-third participated in parallel reintegration programs, which did not always verify the ex-combatant status of beneficiaries, and others accepted "proxies," that is, participants who were using someone else's demobilization card.
The Israeli military claims 1,166 Palestinians were killed in the offensive it dubbed Operation Cast Lead - 709 combatants, just 295 civilians and 162 people whose status it was unable to clarify.
* Allowing the executive to exercise such discretionary power over those it labels "enemy combatants" undermines the purpose of a congressional law prohibiting the unilateral indefinite detention of citizens.
The United States government, he affirmed, "has every right to capture and detain enemy combatants ...
Hanft, (21) and by references to attempts to define the scope of the Government's authority to detain and try enemy combatants in Ex parte Quirin (22) and Ex parte Milligan.
Despite its basic role in the normative appreciation of war, the doctrine of moral equality of combatants is not beyond dispute.
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