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Taliban Fighter Lindh Seeks Reduced Sentence

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Taliban Fighter Lindh Seeks Reduced Sentence

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Taliban Fighter Lindh Seeks Reduced Sentence

Taliban Fighter Lindh Seeks Reduced Sentence

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Attorneys for John Walker Lindh seek a reduction in his 20-year sentence for fighting alongside the Taliban. The request comes after the U.S. government said it would release Yaser Hamdi, a U.S. citizen captured on a battlefield in Afghanistan at about the same time as Lindh.

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