At least one American not of recent immigrant background, John Walker Lindhhas been imprisoned, convicted on charges of working with the Taliban and carrying weapons against American soldiers. He had converted to Islam while in the United States, moved to Yemen to study Arabicand then went to Pakistanwhere he was recruited by the Taliban. He was detained as a material witness free dating in turkey June 9,when President George W.
Bush designated him an enemy combatant and, arguing that he was not entitled to trial in civilian courts, had him transferred to a military prison. He had converted to Islam while serving his last jail sentence in prison, and went to Pakistan where he was recruited into Al-Qaeda. In four U.
Marines were killed and three injured in Chattanooga, Tennessee by a twenty four-year-old Kuwaiti man,  a naturalized US citizen with an engineering degree. A Gallup poll report stated that there has been an increase in Islamophobia over the past decade and defined it as ""An exaggerated fear, hatred, and hostility toward Islam and Muslims that is perpetuated by negative stereotypes resulting in bias, discrimination, and the marginalization and exclusion of Muslims from social, political, and civic life.
Army Forces Far East  continued to fight the Japanese and pro-Japanese paramilitary forces in a guerrilla war and was considered an auxiliary unit of the United States Army. The occupation of the Philippines by Japan ended at the war's conclusion. At the eve of the liberation of the Philippines, the Allied forces free dating in turkey the Japanese Empire waged the largest naval battle in history, by gross tonnage in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Landings in other parts of the country had followed, and the Allies, with the Philippine Commonwealth troops, pushed toward Manila. However, fighting continued until Japan's formal surrender on September 2, The Philippines suffered great loss of life and tremendous physical destruction, especially during the Battle of Manila.
An estimated 1 million Filipinos had been killed, a large portion during the final months of the war, and Manila had been extensively damaged, mainly due to excessive use of artillery by the American forces.
As in most occupied countries, crime, looting, corruption, and black markets were endemic.