New York’s attorney general goes after a political opponent.
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In the weeks following protests over the police killing of George Floyd, the federal government brought more than 120 different cases against protestors for a range of crimes—many concerning relatively minor offenses.
Two weeks ago, the U.S. military received custody of an as-yet unnamed American citizen who had been captured in Syria by a Syrian Defense Force (SDF) fighter. The Pentagon soon confirmed that the person is being held in military detention as an enemy combatant, somewhere in theater, on the basis that he was a fighter for the Islamic State. Many days had gone by without further information, until today.