'American Taliban' Lindh To Be Released From Prison Next Month


John Walker Lindh, an American who pleaded guilty in 2002 to fighting for the Taliban, is to be released in May after serving 17 years in prison.

Court papers filed this month said the 38-year-old, dubbed the "American Taliban," will be released from a prison in Indiana on May 23.

Documents filed last week with the federal court in the state of Virginia showed Lindh has agreed to restrictive conditions during a three-year probation period after his...