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23:18 Article 7 Toy Soldiers The Youth Factor in the War on Terror Middle East Youth Population: o 50% of the population is under 19 o 65% is under 25 o “no functioning economy to absorb them”  problem o while some see this as potential to be productive, in reality scholars see it  as a potential “youth quake” and a “massive demographic tsunami”  o influential social conditions for young people (especially more volatile  young males) deprived of sensible activities bereft of real hope for a happy and independent future unschooled in practical modes of thinking sexually frustrated in strict and puritanical societies presence of radical preachers simply bored and purposeless The Immature Brain o newest neurological and psychological research indicates that maturation 
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