If not them, then who? Obama is treating this as a crime. Law enforcement? I expect Obama would charge Nazi war crimes as a law enforcement matter as well.
This is war, and Obama's furious fantasist denial of reality is deadly, and the American people are in the crosshairs.
White House: Tsarnaev won't be treated as enemy combatant NBCNews.comThe government will not treat suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dhokhar Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant, White House press secretary Jay Carney said ...
UPDATE: GOP hawks push for enemy combatant status for Boston bombing ... Washington Post (note "hawks" -- anyone who believes in self-defense is a "hawk").
UPDATE: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Has Been Charged (NPR)
"Dzhokar Tsarnaev charged with conspiring to use weapon of mass destruction against persons and property in U.S. resulting in death," the U.S. attorney's offfice for the district of Massachusetts confirmed on its Twitter page. Tsarnaev, 19, was not charged as an "enemy combatant" but will be prosecuted in civilian courts"