20 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2010 Last revised: 14 Jun 2016
Date Written: 2010
This essay was written in response to an invitation by the editors of the William Mitchell Journal of the National Security Forum to answer one or more of ten questions concerning national security law and policy. This essay provides the author's answer to the question: "Would President Obama have the authority to hold a United States citizen without charge in a military brig for six months if that citizen - who lives in Minnesota - is suspected of links to al Qaeda following a one-month trip to Somalia?"
Keywords: National Security Law, Military Detention, Citizenship
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Kahn, Jeffrey, Ten Questions on National Security (2010). William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 5, 2010; SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1628671