Slate's War Stories: New Battlefield Rules?

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This week, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that enemy combatants have the right to be heard in American courts. Slate contributor Phillip Carter talks with NPR's Alex Chadwick about the practical effects of that decision for soldiers who are capturing fighters in Afghanistan and Iraq.



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