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Detainee Hamdi May Be Released from Navy Brig

Talks are under way between government lawyers and the lawyer for Yaser Esam Hamdi, a U.S. citizen held as an enemy combatant, for his release. Hamdi was captured on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 and is currently being held in a Navy brig in Charleston, S.C. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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Larry Abramson
Larry Abramson is NPR's National Security Correspondent. He covers the Pentagon, as well as issues relating to the thousands of vets returning home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.