Indefinite 'Enemy Combatant' Detention Upheld A federal appeals court has ruled that President Bush has the power to hold "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla indefinitely, without charges. Critics say it gives the government a green light to arrest and imprison any American without charging them of a crime.
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Indefinite 'Enemy Combatant' Detention Upheld

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Indefinite 'Enemy Combatant' Detention Upheld

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A federal appeals court has ruled that President Bush has the power to hold "enemy combatant" Jose Padilla indefinitely, without charges. Critics say it gives the government a green light to arrest and imprison any American without charging them of a crime.