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U.S. Nationals and Foreign Military Service

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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Congressional Research SVC

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International law grants rights to and imposes duties upon a neutral state during an armed conflict between belligerentnations. One of these duties is that neutral states shall not furnish troops to belligerent states, except this duty does notinclude independent actions by a neutral states citizens. A states neutrality is usually unaffected if its citizenswillingly serve in a belligerent states armed forces

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