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Why is it so hard to try Khalid Sheikh Muhammad?

Trials of major terrorists happen quite often in Europe, but in America, it has taken 2 decades since 9/11 for the trial of the confessed mastermind to even start in military court. (This is longer ...
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Legality of Auctioning International Criminals/Terrorists?

Wild hair brain thought here that I'm not finding much on. So the idea is this: there are international bounties for heinous individuals that multiple people may have an interest in capturing, be they ...
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What does being on a terror watchlist entail?

I was watching a YouTube video on on the nightclub shooting in Florida a few years ago and was surprised to learn that the perpetrator was on an FBI watchlist but was allowed to travel outside the ...
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Is it possible to be in violation of 18 USC 2339 accidentally?

During its military operation to reduce Hamas' military capabilities, Israeli airforce destroyed an office complex in Gaza. Israel has claimed that it had absolutely certain information that Hamas' ...
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Foreign Fighter Classification \ Jurisdiction

Two British nationals are alleged to have executed Americans under the guise of ISIL and are in American military custody. Assume that the suspects remain in American custody and are not transferred ...