390479 02: Henry, a teenaged Revolutionary United Force rebel solider, brandishes his weapon June 9, 2001 in the town of Koindu, Sierra Leone. The RUF, infamous for their forced recruitment of child soldiers and maiming of civilians, is slowly starting to disarm and turn children soliders over to international aid groups. Sierra Leone, beset for the last ten years by a brutal civil war, is currently seeing the best prospects for peace in memory as the United Nations steps up its peacekeeping efforts. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)