Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC): Obama Should Treat Suspect As ‘Enemy Combatant’

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April 19, 2013 12:42 p.m.

Little is known about suspected Boston bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s motives in the marathon attack, but Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) already is calling on the Obama administration to label him an “enemy combatant,” a status generally applied to suspected terrorists with ties to Al Qaeda or the Taliban that would give him significantly fewer rights. Tsarnaev is a US citizen. 

 

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