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- Administrative law : The practice of creating and interpreting regulations, often defined to meet a public policy objective, the authority for which was delegated by a legislature to an executive; they are not formal courts but decisions sometimes may be appealed to the judiciary
- Battle of Tora Bora : A battle of the Afghanistan War (2001-), in which allied special operations forces, principally using Afghan troops, attempted to kill or capture an escaping Osama bin Laden
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Guantanamo captives' documents : Descriptions of documents published about the individual Guantanamo captives.
- Haji Bismullah : An Afghan citizen, who, while working for a pro-US Afghan provincial government, was denounced, held in Guantanamo Bay detention camp for six years, and released in January 2009 as "no longer an enemy combatant"
- Hamdan v. Rumsfeld : A 2006 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, stating that there was no basis for trying, by U.S. military commission, a person captured in combat with U.S. allies on foreign soil, and turned over to U.S. forces
- Hamdi v. Rumsfeld : A 2004 opinion by the Supreme Court of the United States, which held that a U.S. citizen, captured in a combat zone and alleged to be bearing arms against the United States, still was entitled to a judicial hearing to determine if he was an enemy combatant subject to military, rather than civilian, law
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed : Described by the U.S. and by his own proud statement, the operational planner, for al-Qaeda, of the 9-11 attack; a U.S. High Value Detainee to be tried in a civilian criminal court in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- Mohammed al-Qahtani : An al-Qaeda member captured in Pakistan and prisoner at Guantanamo Bay detention camp; first Military Commission hearing rejected by convening authority Susan Crawford due to his having been tortured but held pending the presentation of new charges
- Office for the Administrative Review of Detained Enemy Combatants : In 2004 the DoD initiated annual reviews of whether they should continue to hold the Guantanamo captives or repatriate them.
- Omar Khadr : A Canadian citizen, captured in Afghanistan at the age of 15, who was charged with attacking U.S. forces and has been held in Guantanamo Bay detention camp; the Supreme Court of Canada has scheduled a hearing on his repatriation on November 13, 2009
- Susan Crawford : Retired (2010) convening authority under the Military Commissions Act of 2006 that tries non-national terrorism suspects; a retired Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Services
- Third Geneva Convention : In international law, the primary treaty, as of 1949, governing the status and treatment of prisoners of war
- U.S. Navy : The branch of the United States Armed Forces charged with sea operations
- We Know All interrogation techniques : Methods of psychological interrogation, which may be coercive or noncoercive, that establish a state of futility in the prisoner, convincing him that there is no point in withholding information