Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Asia & Pacific 05/25/19, 10:26

An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday.Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said 10 insurgents were also killed in ...

John Walker Lindh the ‘American Taliban’ Released

U.S. 05/24/19, 12:16

John Walker Lindh, also known as the American Taliban after being captured by U.S. forces while fighting with the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, was set free Thursday, May 23. Lindh, 38, served 17 of a possible 20 year sentence according ...

Was There: The roots of the ‘American Taliban’

U.S. 05/23/19, 14:45

journalist Justin Pritchard reported on the American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh's journey to the Taliban front lines. We are reprinting the story now to mark Lindh's release after nearly two decades in prison.__John Walker Lindh's journey to the Taliban ...

Update: Pompeo says Lindh still poses a threat to US

U.S. 05/23/19, 09:15

The Latest on John Walker Lindh's release from prison (all times local):10:00 a.m.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the early release of John Walker Lindh from federal prison is "unexplainable and unconscionable."FILE - American John Walker Lindh is seen in ...

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released

U.S. 05/22/19, 11:04

John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions ...

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