unprivileged enemy belligerent

noun

Legal Definition of unprivileged enemy belligerent

: an individual who engages in hostilities but is not a privileged belligerent

Note: Under Section 948a of the U.S. Code, a person who has engaged in or materially and purposefully supported hostilities against the U.S. or its allies in war or who is a member of al Qaeda is an unprivileged enemy belligerent.

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