Former Taliban militants in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, lay their arms on the ground during a joining ceremony with the Afghan government on Sunday, June 13, 2010. About 30 former Taliban militants from Herat province handed over their weapons as part of a peace-reconciliation program. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)

Photo by: Reza Shirmohammadi

Former Taliban militants in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, lay their arms on the ground during a joining ceremony with the Afghan government on Sunday, June 13, 2010. About 30 former Taliban militants from Herat province handed over their weapons as part of a peace-reconciliation program. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi)