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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 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.