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George W. Bush: Executive Order 13239 - Designation of Afghanistan and the Airspace Above as a Combat Zone
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George W. Bush
Executive Order 13239 - Designation of Afghanistan and the Airspace Above as a Combat Zone
December 12, 2001
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Pursuant to the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 112 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 112), I designate, for purposes of that section, Afghanistan, including the airspace above, as an area in which Armed Forces of the United States are and have been engaged in combat.

For purposes of this order, I designate September 19, 2001, as the date of the commencement of combatant activities in such zone.

GEORGE W. BUSH
The White House,
December 12, 2001.


Note: This executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on December 14, and was published in the Federal Register on December 14.
Citation: George W. Bush: "Executive Order 13239 - Designation of Afghanistan and the Airspace Above as a Combat Zone," December 12, 2001. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=61520.
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