PBS NewsHour

Why the U.S. needs to prioritize domestic deradicalization

Clip: 05/23/2019 | 7m 40s Video has closed captioning.

John Walker Lindh, who became known as the "American Taliban," was released from federal prison Thursday, three years short of his 20-year sentence. President Trump criticized the release, saying Lindh was still an extremist. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Kevin Lowry, who was chief probation officer for the U.S. district court in Minnesota, about how the U.S. deals with convicted radicals.

Aired: 05/23/19

Rating: NR

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