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PBC News & Comment: Breaking–2 Algerians to be Freed From Guantanamo

White House announces that two Algerian men will be released from Guantanamo, as Pentagon’s invisible detainee point man resigns…Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC podcast!

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–Kevin Gozstola recaps closing arguments at Bradley Manning trial

–in unprecedented move, AG Holder tells Russia we won’t torture Snowden or use the death penalty

–obscure outlet affirms, Snowden can’t be extradited from Russia

–Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to penalize countries that offer asylum to Snowden

–Julian Assange will run for the Senate in Australia

–Rep. Alan Grayson calls hearing with critics of NSA surveillance

–Chief Justice Roberts picks FISA judges, mostly GOP and former prosecutors

–Iraq tells US that Iran wants direct talks about nukes

–US delays calling Egypt shuffle a “coup” so that $1.5 billion annual military aid keeps flowing