US to UN: We've Held 200 Teens in Afghanistan

Youths' average age is 16: report

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 8, 2012 8:06 AM CST

(Newser) – During the war in Afghanistan, the US has detained some 200 teenage "enemy combatants," each for about a year, American officials tell the UN. The youths have been held at a military prison near Bagram Airfield not as punishment, but in order to...   Read full story »


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