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Government Defends Detention of 'Enemy Combatants'

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Government Defends Detention of 'Enemy Combatants'

Government Defends Detention of 'Enemy Combatants'

Government Defends Detention of 'Enemy Combatants'

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Soldiers stand guard in watchtower at Camp Delta at Guantanamo Naval Base Aug. 23, 2004, in Guantanamo, Cuba. Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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In a court hearing the Bush administration defends its method for deciding who is an enemy combatant and should be imprisoned indefinitely at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.