How should suspect Faizal Shazad be treated?
Ok, all you criminal and Constitutional scholars out there--enquiring minds want to know.
As a naturalized Pakistani-American-Muslim citizen should suspect Faizal Shahzad be treated as
a) an average American citizen who happens to be a would be multiple murderer?
b) an enemy combatant as he probably lied on his citizenship application form thereby nullifying his citizenship? CBS News reports claims he
appeared on a Department of Homeland Security travel lookout list - Traveler Enforcement Compliance System (TECS) - between 1999 and 2008 because he brought approximately $80,000 cash or cash instruments into the United States.
Of course, the same people who want to run our health care claim
The system has been recently called inefficient by members of Congress. In late March, Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut and Susan Collins of Maine criticized the system in a letter to DHS, writing that, "Current functionality does not allow interoperability among databases, fast searching of information, modern interfaces for users of the system, or sufficient security to protect critical terrorist travel data."
Here is the criminal complaint against him to help you in your decision.
According to news reports Shahzad has already been Mirandized.