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) Alien. - The term "alien" means an individual who is not a
      citizen of the United States.
        (2) 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)).

        (3) Coalition partner. - The term "coalition partner", with
      respect to hostilities engaged in by the United States, means any
      State or armed force directly engaged along with the United
      States in such hostilities or providing direct operational
      support to the United States in connection with such hostilities.
        (4) Geneva convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of
      war. - The term "Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of
      Prisoners of War" means the Convention Relative to the Treatment
      of Prisoners of War, done at Geneva August 12, 1949 (6 UST 3316).
        (5) Geneva conventions. - The term "Geneva Conventions" means
      the international conventions signed at Geneva on August 12,
      1949.
        (6) Privileged belligerent. - The term "privileged belligerent"
      means an individual belonging to one of the eight categories
      enumerated in Article 4 of the Geneva Convention Relative to the
      Treatment of Prisoners of War.
        (7) Unprivileged enemy belligerent. - The term "unprivileged
      enemy belligerent" means an individual (other than a privileged
      belligerent) who - 
          (A) has engaged in hostilities against the United States or
        its coalition partners;
          (B) has purposefully and materially supported hostilities
        against the United States or its coalition partners; or
          (C) was a part of al Qaeda at the time of the alleged offense
        under this chapter.

        (8) National security. - The term "national security" means the
      national defense and foreign relations of the United States.
        (9) Hostilities. - The term "hostilities" means any conflict
      subject to the laws of war.