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John Walker Lindh’s release after 17 years in prison raises questions about how to prosecute the war on terror.
- Fast Forward
An under-the-radar ethnic conflict is eclipsing the infamous terror group as the biggest security threat facing Africa’s largest economy.
- Politics & Power
Despite being labeled “terrorists,” this elite force is deepening roots in Iranian society through humanitarian work.