John Walker Lindh in 2002, months after his capture in Afghanistan. File photo: AP

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh set to be freed after 17 years. Is the US ready to welcome him back into society?

  • John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, will be released from a US federal prison on Thursday, three years early
  • Questions remain about his extremist beliefs and if he will be welcomed back into American society
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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John Walker Lindh in 2002, months after his capture in Afghanistan. File photo: AP
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