National Security

October 8, 2013 6:25 PM

Among thorny legal questions of al Qaida suspect’s capture: Does holding him at sea violate Geneva Convention?

U.S. officials have said Abu Anas al Libi is being held under the “laws of war,” but he’s also under criminal indictment in the United States. That dual status – enemy combatant and criminal defendant – raises questions of what rights he has.

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