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Peter Jan Honigsberg joins HuffPost Live to explain the difference between lawful and unlawful enemy combatants.
I have spent over 12 years searching for the person who suggested that the term enemy combatant be adopted by the Bush administration. Now I know. The rest is dismal history.
While some secrecy is obviously necessary in the conduct of a war, the U.S. government's extreme secrecy about its detention of thousands of Afghans without charge or trial at the U.S.-run Bagram Air Base is actually creating a threat to U.S. troops, not alleviating one.
A key behind-the-scenes architect of the Bush administration's first version of the military commissions for terrorism suspects