Afghanistan 2009

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Two suspected Taliban recruits await questioning by U.S. and Afghan soldiers in the Shah Joy district of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province. The boys were found at a madrassa, or religious school, that local villagers said was controlled by the Taliban. The one in the dark jacket admitted to being the younger brother of the school's prayer leader, a locally-known Taliban figure. Afghan forces detained him, and let the other one go. Oct. 26, 2010. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES