The National Defense Authorization Act was passed in the Senate 93-7. In this bill, language was inserted that may be interpreted to mean the military can hold US citizens indefinitely without trial. http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/12/senate-military-detention/ Is a Wired editorial on the subject. Wired links to several law blogs which are debating the issue. Law professor Robert Chesney says: http://www.lawfareblog.com/2011/12/does-the-ndaa-authorize-detention-of-us-citizens/ Bolding mine. Two questions for you all. 1) Should US citizens accused of terrorism be subject to military detention? 2) Does this bill create the possibility that US citizens be detained by the military?