10 U.S.C. § 948a(3) (2010) (Title 10—Chapter 47A: Military Commissions)
In this chapter [10 U.S.C. §§ 948a et seq.]:
(3) Coalition partner. The term "coalition partner", with respect to hostilities engaged in by the United States, means any State or armed force directly engaged along with the United States in such hostilities or providing direct operational support to the United States in connection with such hostilities.