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'Global Battlefield' Provision Allowing Indefinite Detention of Citizens Accused of Terror Could Pass This Week

Lawmakers are looking to vote as soon as Thursday on the final National Defense Authorization, which has outraged civil liberties advocates.

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With an agreed upon version of the NDAA out of conference committee, lawmakers are looking to vote on the final bill in the House and Senate as soon as Thursday. If it passes, which is likely, it will then go to President Obama’s desk for a signature. 

Rania Khalek is an associate writer for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter  @RaniaKhalek.

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