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Hamdi to Go Free in Detainee Compromise

The United States will release "enemy combatant" detainee Yaser Hamdi, who had been held in a military prison for more than two years. In return, Hamdi will give up his U.S. citizenship; he is expected to return to Saudi Arabia, where he grew up. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.