“American Taliban” John Walker Lindh expresses “cautious support” for the Islamic State (ISIS)

He should have been charged with treason, since treason is quite obviously what he was engaged in. He was fighting for the Taliban against American troops. But instead, he will be out in two years, with his “cautious support” for ISIS, and will then no doubt he hailed as a hero by the Leftist intelligentsia, and will likely become a key figure of the “Islamophobia” victimhood network.

In October 2001, nearly a month after the 9/11 attacks, the US invaded Afghanistan. The Americans were surprised to discover a 19-year-old countryman fighting for the Taliban

Dubbed the ‘American Taliban’, the bearded teen John Walker Lindh became ‘Detainee 001’ in America’s war on terror. In October 2016, The New York Times carried an op-ed by Paul Theroux urging the then US president Obama to commute his sentence on compassionate grounds. In an earlier op-ed in the same paper, Lindh’s father compared his son’s actions to Ernest Hemingway’s during the Spanish Civil War…

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