What's to be done with John Walker Lindh?
It is plain that the government has no clue what to do with Yasser Esam Hamdi, the "second American Taliban." Captured last November in Afghanistan, Hamdi was held at the Guantánamo facility until last Friday. Then, on advice from federal lawyers, he was transferred to the brig at Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia. Hamdi is... Read More
The demon of the day is John Walker Lindh, the hapless American sap captured in Afghanistan while fighting for the Taliban and who may wind up facing charges of treason in this country. Since Mr. Lindh, or Suleyman al-Faris, or Abdul Farid, or plain Mr. Walker, as he now calls himself, is an American citizen,... Read More