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Raid on FARC Camp Highlights Limits on U.S. Forces in Colombia

Friday, March 16, 2007

MIAMI -- U.S. forces in Colombia may have pushed the outer envelope of their rules of engagement by accompanying Colombian troops on a recent raid of a rebel stronghold where American civilians were being held, said some experts.

Others, including officials on Capitol Hill, maintain that the operation was well within the rules of engagement for U.S. military personnel operating in the restive South American country. ...

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