More Marines May Land in Liberia

Listen: Hear NPR News

Pentagon officials say as many as 200 U.S. Marines may soon go ashore in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, to help West African peacekeepers take control of the city's seaport, now in the hands of rebels. President Bush reaffirms that any U.S. troops sent to Liberia will only be there in a supporting role. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from