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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"