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Government Defends Detention of 'Enemy Combatants'

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.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.
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