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Guantanamo 'Enemy Combatants' to Get Hearings

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says accused enemy combatants being held at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will have their cases reviewed once a year by a new special panel. Rumsfeld also indicates some of the prisoners could be held indefinitely, or until the United States determines they no longer pose a threat. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.