fails to wear a uniform and targets civilians is an unlawful enemy combatant regardless of citizenship.
What does UEC stand for?
UEC stands for Unlawful Enemy Combatant
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 87 other meanings of UEC in our Acronym Attic
- Unit Energy Consumption (utility usage measurement)
- Unit Environmental Coordinator (hazardous material and waste monitor)
- United Energy Corporation (solar powered electricity generation)
- United Engineering Center
- United Engineers and Contractors (nuclear facility contractor group)
- Universal Energy Corp. (various locations)
- Universal Engine Controller
- University Engineers' Club (University of Western Australia)
- University Extension Center
- University of Electro-Communications (Tokyo, Japan)
- Upper-Edge Cell
- Urban Ecology Center (Milwaukee, WI)
- Urban Educator Corps
- Urban Expert Centre (Dutch)
- Urea, Electrolytes, Creatinine (renal function blood test)
- Used/Excellent Condition (sales status)
- Utah Education Consulting
- Utah Electronic College
- Utility Expansion Charges (water utilities)
- Ukrainian Education Council of Australia
Samples in periodicals archive:
Supreme Court in Ex parte Quirin (a theory considered dubious by many international law experts), operating as an unlawful enemy combatant was alleged by the United States as a crime in and of itself--a crime falling within the subject-matter jurisdiction of military tribunals.
9781593323257 The detention of unlawful enemy combatants during the war on terror.
The Pentagon acknowledged that 17 Chinese Muslims captured in 2002 were incorrectly identified as unlawful enemy combatants but said it could not send them back to China because they might be persecuted there.
A military commission under this chapter shall have jurisdiction to try any offense made punishable by this chapter or the law of war when committed by an alien unlawful enemy combatant before, on, or after September 11, 2001.
Mr Hutton said: "The US has categorised them as unlawful enemy combatants.
The US has categorised them as unlawful enemy combatants and continues to review their status on a regular basis.