10 U.S.C. § 948a : US Code - Section 948A: Definitions
Search 10 U.S.C. § 948a : US Code - Section 948A: Definitions
In this chapter:
(1) Unlawful enemy combatant. - (A) The term "unlawful enemy
combatant" means -
(i) a person who has engaged in hostilities or who has
purposefully and materially supported hostilities against the
United States or its co-belligerents who is not a lawful enemy
combatant (including a person who is part of the Taliban, al
Qaeda, or associated forces); or
(ii) a person who, before, on, or after the date of the
enactment of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, has been
determined to be an unlawful enemy combatant by a Combatant
Status Review Tribunal or another competent tribunal
established under the authority of the President or the
Secretary of Defense.
(B) Co-belligerent. - In this paragraph, the term "co-
belligerent", with respect to the United States, means any State
or armed force joining and directly engaged with the United
States in hostilities or directly supporting hostilities against
a common enemy.
(2) Lawful enemy combatant. - The term "lawful enemy combatant"
means a person who is -
(A) a member of the regular forces of a State party engaged
in hostilities against the United States;
(B) a member of a militia, volunteer corps, or organized
resistance movement belonging to a State party engaged in such
hostilities, which are under responsible command, wear a fixed
distinctive sign recognizable at a distance, carry their arms
openly, and abide by the law of war; or
(C) a member of a regular armed force who professes
allegiance to a government engaged in such hostilities, but not
recognized by the United States.
(3) Alien. - The term "alien" means a person who is not a
citizen of the United States.
(4) Classified information. - The term "classified information"
means the following:
(A) Any information or material that has been determined by
the United States Government pursuant to statute, Executive
order, or regulation to require protection against unauthorized
disclosure for reasons of national security.
(B) Any restricted data, as that term is defined in section
11 y. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2014(y)).
(5) Geneva conventions. - The term "Geneva Conventions" means
the international conventions signed at Geneva on August 12,
Military commissions generally