John Walker Lindh, ‘American Taliban,’ to be released from prison next week

John Walker Lindh, the Marin County man convicted of fighting alongside the Taliban in Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will be freed from a federal prison Thursday.

Federal Bureau of Prison records show Lindh, dubbed the “American Taliban,” will be released Thursday from the Terre Haute Federal Correctional Institution in Indiana.


He was sentenced to...