There is a special case an unlawful combatant is

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violating their rights in doing so. (There is a special case. An "unlawful combatant" is someone who uses violence but who does not wear military insignia -- these people do not become POWs. They are placed under the LAW model.)
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International consequence: War model permits other countries to remain neutral, refusing cooperation when we try to hunt down terrorists. Criminal activity does not provide the excuse of neutrality. SO if we want to hunt down terrorists who cross borders to escape us, we should use the criminal model. If we pursue the war model, other countries have the right to provide safe haven to them. The LAW model recognizes that prisoners have various rights, including presumption of innocence & judicial review of the grounds for imprisonment while proceeding toward punishment. Charges must be brought in a timely manner.Problem:because the WAR model presumes a right to imprisonment of enemies, but NO PUNISHMENT & no concern for questions of innocence and guilt, there is no need to grant these rights to prisoners of war. In treating suspected terrorists as prisoners of war, current U.S.
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