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Court Deals Blow to U.S. Enemy Combatant Policy

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Court Deals Blow to U.S. Enemy Combatant Policy

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Court Deals Blow to U.S. Enemy Combatant Policy

Court Deals Blow to U.S. Enemy Combatant Policy

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The Bush administration says it will challenge a federal appeals court ruling that President Bush does not have the power to detain an American citizen seized on U.S. soil as an enemy combatant. The ruling is the most serious court challenge yet to the administration's broad assertion of executive power in the war on terror. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.