Hostage rescue mission took years to plan, execute

07/14/2008 9:34 AM

07/14/2008 9:36 AM

When guerrillas discovered sophisticated sensors hanging from the trees along a jungle river in southern Colombia, hostage Keith Stansell secretly rejoiced. The tracking devices were put there by U.S. Special Forces and, for Stansell, they signaled that the noose was tightening around his rebel captors.
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