U.S. Troops Sent to Horn of Africa in War on Terror

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The Pentagon confirms it has about 800 troops operating in the Horn of Africa region as part of the war on terrorism. Meanwhile, several prisoners are released from Guantanamo Bay. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt and David Rohde of The New York Times.

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