The New York Times | 12/16/2009 12:00:00 AM
Ecuador: Report Says U.S. Aided Attack on Rebels
Dec 16--A report by Ecuador’s government said American military personnel stationed at an air base in Manta helped with intelligence to plan the 2008 attack by Colombian forces on an encampment of Colombian rebels in Ecuadorean territory.
The attack, which killed Raúl Reyes, the FARC’s second-in-command, and two dozen others, soured relations with Colombia and led to a purge of Ecuador’s military command by President Rafael Correa.
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