The Atlantic Daily: The ‘American Taliban’ is Leaving Prison. Now What?

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The “American Taliban” will leave prison on Thursday. Then what? Nearly two decades ago, John Walker Lindh became a media sensation when, as a 21-year-old Californian and convert to Islam, he was jailed for aiding and abetting the Taliban in Afghanistan. The U.S. now faces a thorny question that will soon demand a more considered response: Lindh is one of dozens of American prisoners convicted of terrorism crimes after...

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