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Trump Administration: Thumb Drives and u.s.-Backed Syrian

trump administration: The detainee's legal quandary has become a test case for how the government should treat U.S. citizens picked up on the battlefield and accused of having ties to IS extremists battling America and its allies, according to The Chronicle Herald. The man, who once lived in Louisiana, was being detained as an enemy combatant. The Trump administration has been holding the unidentified citizen without charge since he surrendered on the Syrian battlefield more than seven months ago. Court documents filed by the government say that when he surrendered to U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, he was carrying thumb drives containing thousands of files. There also were files on how to make specific types of improvised explosive devices and bombs. There were 10,000 or more photos some depicting pages of military-style manuals. ( As reported in the news.