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one who engages in a combat or struggle

of or engaged in warfare

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The Government of Ukraine, according to the Prime Minister, will offer the Verkhovna Rada "to abandon the practice of providing any civilians with the combatant status, including officials.
By Aravind Gowda in Bengaluru WAS it the thrill of interacting with frontline combatants of the terror outfit Islamic State ( IS) that prompted Mehdi Masroor Biswas to tweet on behalf of them?
This flotilla concept provides an ideal test case to compare against a world-class surface combatant, but first we must establish a few key assumptions on which this analysis is based.
This section is driven by the concept of combatant equality, the idea that the status of combatants as morally innocent delimits permissible violence against them.
As the ex-combatant focused model benefits individual combatants regardless, critique of this model highlights the concern about the tension arising from the preferential treatment given to ex-combatants alone who may have had an atrocious past.
For Meisels, such groups as Hamas and Fatah, just like al-Qaeda, fail to meet the requirements for either of the conventional frameworks through which liberal-democratic states regulate their engagement with security threats: lawful combatant or ordinary criminal.
The exact number of demobilized combatants who benefited from reintegration assistance remains unclear because about one-third participated in parallel reintegration programs, which did not always verify the ex-combatant status of beneficiaries, and others accepted "proxies," that is, participants who were using someone else's demobilization card.
Wright (1) is the most recent case in the struggle to define who qualifies as an enemy combatant in the Global War on Terror.
3) It is, after all, far from obvious that the moral status of a combatant in a defensive war is the same as that of a combatant participating in a war of aggression.
government (3) and several commentators (4) have argued that the Combatant Status Review Tribunals (CSRTs), which were established to determine the enemy combatant status of Guantanamo detainees and which completed their work in March 2005, properly adjudicated the POW status of the detainees.
citizen--an enemy combatant and to deprive that person of basic due process rights to challenge his or her detention in court.
The global war on terror and the demands of waging it successfully defy such antiquated notions like legitimate authority, last resort, and the possibility of distinguishing between combatant and non-combatant.
Additionally, Air Force security cooperation personnel are not always aware of the concurrent, in-theater, security cooperation activities of ambassadors, combatant and component commands, other branches of the armed forces, and various U.
The watchboard does not mirror Log CROP, but its capabilities are in accordance with the watchboard functional requirements document approved by the combatant commands and Joint Staff and, in fact, include more functionalities than Log CROP.