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Detainee 001: How ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh Became the Unlikely Face of Islamic Extremism

John Walker Lindh, the teenager fromt the San Francisco suburbs who earned the unlikely moniker of “American Taliban” and became the poster boy for radical Islam after the 9/11 attacks, has said his interest in Islam began innocently enough — when he watched Spike Lee’s 1992 biopic Malcolm X.  Lindh’s bizarre story is told in …