'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison Thursday

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- There's a major new development involving Marin County's John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban."

Lindh is scheduled to be released from a U.S. Prison Thursday.



Lindh was captured in Afghanistan in 2001 and sentenced to prison for helping the Taliban after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S.

He is being held at a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.



He will be released on May 23....