The Rights of Irregular Combatants

International Journal of Intelligence Ethics 16 (1) (2007)
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This article discusses the rights enjoyed by irregular combatants in detention, that is, members of organized groups (who may be fighting an insurgency or engaging in terror attacks) who fail to qualify for POW status. The paradigmatic example of such a detainee would be an al-Qaeda agent.

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Michael Skerker
United States Naval Academy


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