Man Known As The ‘American Taliban’ Released From Prison

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After serving 17 years of his 20-year sentence, John Walker Lindh, known as the “American Taliban” after his capture in Afghanistan among Taliban soldiers three months after the September 11 attacks, will be released early for good behavior. What do you think?

“Sounds fair. It’s not like he was a black guy in possession of weed.”

Nathaniel Farkason • Wishing Well Designer

“American Taliban is such a scary name. For those of us serving alongside the Mujahideen fighters in Northern Afghanistan, he was always just John.”

Georgina Elliott • Checkers Referee


“After 17 years in prison, he’s going to have a hard time trying to fit in with today’s terrorist groups.”

Mike Conway • Experimental Botanist