Child soldiers – What’s their role in the Afghan conflict?

The recent killing of a 10-year-old boy has highlighted the issue of child soldiers in Afghanistan. Although it’s illegal, government forces and insurgents have kept recruiting minors for years, say experts.

  • tom_billesley

    Embedded catamite?

  • Hard Little Machine

    There is no such thing as a child soldier.

  • Clausewitz

    Old man. young man, what the hell’s the difference once the heads blowed off?

  • bob e

    for older soldiers it’s kinda like takin’ yo’ wife
    to the battlefield ..