any member of the armed forces of a state with which another state is at war; also, any person in an armed conflict, including terrorism, who could be properly detained under the laws and customs of war
The term "enemy combatant" actually refers to persons the United States regards as unlawful combatants, a category of persons who do not qualify for prisoner-of-war status under the Geneva Conventions.
An updated type of “enemy combatant” perhaps or “traitor” on a digital battlefield?
Was the administration right not to deem Tsarnaev an enemy combatant?
You cannot prevail against an enemy combatant who has no fear of death.
The president alone should not be able to designate a U.S. person as an enemy combatant and then order operatives to kill him.
Furthermore, Nidal Hasan will not be tried as an enemy combatant, but instead will be court-martialed.
Sen. Lindsey Graham mounted a public push to try Tsarnaev as an “enemy combatant,” which the Obama administration declined to do.
This recipe for trading your troubles for power is one strengthened every time a killer is called an enemy combatant.
If I were you, I'd be thinking very hard about how to convince us that you are not an enemy combatant.