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PBC News & Comment Friday, April 20

Hillary Clinton calls for sanctions and military embargo on Syria, but Russia and China oppose; Karzai invites US/Nato to leave Afghanistan–let’s not argue!   Also:

–strong NY Times op-ed about BP spill–2 years, no action

–Democrats undermine Obama’s wiggly position on Keystone XL

–Wall Street Journal reports on the expansion of unmanned aerial drones flying in US airspace

–Intelligence community divided over privatizing spying

–Veterans Administration adds 1,600 mental health workers to deal with backlog of untreated soldiers

–Pope attackes American nuns, big mistake

–S.F. Chronicle has good editorial about Pentagon’s weak response to sexual assault in the ranks

–2 Uighers transferred from Guantanamo to El Salvador, but they’re still not “free”