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U.S. to Release 'Enemy Combatant' to Saudi Arabia

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U.S. to Release 'Enemy Combatant' to Saudi Arabia

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U.S. to Release 'Enemy Combatant' to Saudi Arabia

U.S. to Release 'Enemy Combatant' to Saudi Arabia

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The U.S. government agrees to release Yaser Hamdi, a U.S. citizen held for nearly three years as an enemy combatant, and return him to Saudi Arabia. Hamdi's case tested the government's contention that it could hold an American citizen indefinitely without charge. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.