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No basis to believe laws of war apply to Tsarnaev

The Globe got it right, editorializing that the federal criminal justice system is the right and only forum for dealing with a suspect such as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (“Federal and state courts can capably try Tsarnaev,” April 23). Senators Kelly Ayotte, Lindsey Graham, and John McCain, on the other hand, got it wrong (“Failure to call Tsarnaev enemy combatant hampers investigation,” Op-ed, May 1).

Military detention and interrogation in this case would be both unconstitutional and unnecessary.

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