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In early 2010, a boy led the hard-line Islamist al-Shabab fighters as they conducted military exercise in Somalia. The country’s continuous violence appears to have increased recruiting efforts of young fighters, who are easily indoctrinated. (Associated Press)

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In early 2010, a boy led the hard-line Islamist al-Shabab fighters as they conducted military exercise in Somalia. The country’s continuous violence appears to have increased recruiting efforts of young fighters, who are easily indoctrinated. (Associated Press)

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In early 2010, a boy led the hard-line Islamist al-Shabab fighters as they conducted military exercise in Somalia. The country’s continuous violence appears to have increased recruiting efforts of young fighters, who are easily indoctrinated. (Associated Press)

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Islamist al-Shabab fighters conduct a military exercise in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. With no functioning government since 1991, militants with guns have been filling the social-justice void in Somalia with violence. (Associated Press)

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Hard-line Islamist Al-Shabab fighters conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu's Suqaholaha neighborhood in Somalia Monday Aug. 23, 2010. The group's senior officials said the young fighters have recently completed training to join what they said to be a global war against the enemy of Allah. (AP Photo/ Farah Abdi Warsameh)