Detainee 001: John Walker's Blues

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Abby Zimet

From his father Frank, an updated look at John Walker Lindh, the young American Muslim caught up in the 'war on terror' and now in his 10th year of prison. Bonus: Steve Earle's poignant take on the saga.

"The US has, for 10 years, been affected by post-traumatic shock, following the horrific events of 11 September 2001. I can find no other explanation for the barbaric mistreatment and continued detention of a gentle young man like John Lindh.

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