CBS News | 7/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombia To Aid U.S. In Taliban Fight
Jul 28--Battle-tested Colombian Commandoes Headed to Afghanistan after Defeating Terrorists in their own Country
Ten years ago, they didn't even exist. Today, elite Colombian Special Operations troops are preparing to fight alongside the U.S. in Afghanistan, reports CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan.
For Colombia, it's a way to give something back to the U.S., and the American Green Berets who've spent the last decade training them.
General Freddy Padilla de Leon, Colombia's top military man, chose an interview with Logan to make the surprise announcement his men would join the fight in Afghanistan.
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