CANADIAN NATIONAL DEFENCE MINISTER EGGLETON LEAVES NEWS CONFERENCE.
Canadian Minister of National Defence Art Eggleton walks past a poster
as he leaves a news conference after announcing that Canadian troops
will join American forces in southern Afghanistan, in Ottawa, January
7, 2002. The 750 light-infantry troops could find themselves fighting
forces belonging to the Taliban and the al Qaeda network of Osama bin
Laden, suspected of masterminding the Sept. 11 attacks on the United
States. REUTERS/Jim Young