FBI: ‘American Taliban’ Lindh meets with released extremistJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man convicted nearly a decade ago of supporting the Islamic State group as a teenager has now been accused of violating his terms of release by meeting with convicted Taliban supporter John Walker Lindh.
Today in HistoryOctober 4, 2021 GMT
Today in History
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“American Taliban” John Walker Lindh is released from prisonMay 24, 2019 GMT
John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight restrictions that reflected government fears he still harbors radical views...
‘American Taliban’ fighter to be released after 17 yearsMay 23, 2019 GMT
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U...
American Taliban fighter says prayer rule ‘absurd’August 28, 2012 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh says a federal prison rule barring him and other Muslims from praying together daily is "absurd" and contends the U.S. is causing him to sin against his religion by prohibiting such gatherings in the name of security.