Taliban Recruits: 4-Year-Olds

Two new problems are plaguing the U.S.-backed recovery of Afghanistan.

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Two new problems are plaguing the U.S.-backed recovery of Afghanistan. Said Jawad, the Afghan ambassador in Washington, tells us that the Pakistan-based Taliban is recruiting and training the handicapped and kids as young as 4 to be suicide bombers. "We do see a trend of increase," he says of the Taliban's horrific efforts. Then, he says, there's the problem with some NATO troops who are poorly trained to fight and operate under constraints. Like: Countries he refused to name won't let troops fight at night or even cooperate with other NATO forces.