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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 13, 2001

President Issues Military Order
Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-Citizens in the War Against Terrorism

By the authority vested in me as President and as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Authorization for Use of Military Force Joint Resolution (Public Law 107-40, 115 Stat. 224) and sections 821 and 836 of title 10, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.  Findings.

Sec. 2.  Definition and Policy.

Sec. 3.  Detention Authority of the Secretary of Defense.  Any individual subject to this order shall be --

Sec. 4.  Authority of the Secretary of Defense Regarding Trials of Individuals Subject to this Order.

Sec. 5.  Obligation of Other Agencies to Assist the Secretary of Defense.

Sec. 6.  Additional Authorities of the Secretary of Defense.

Sec. 7.  Relationship to Other Law and Forums.

Sec. 8.  Publication.



November 13, 2001.

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