Rumsfeld


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Rumsfeld

Donald H. born 1932, US Republican politician and businessman: US Secretary of Defense from 2001
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In 2009, Manfred Nowak, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, stated that there was already enough evidence to try former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for war crimes.
Morris' film is framed round an extensive interview with Rumsfeld in which he reviews his career as a veteran of the US political establishment.
Donald Rumsfeld is the only person to have twice served as the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), and has the distinction of having been both the youngest and the oldest SECDEF.
Well, I think the prime minister of Israel, [Benjamin] Netanyahu, is probably correct," Rumsfeld said in an interview with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News.
Rumsfeld bluntly said he does not agree with remarks made by his successor, Robert Gates, that Obama made a "gutsy" call.
Rumsfeld portrays himself as a hard-driven, highly focused, and intelligent leader, with a politically and fiscally conservative vision for government and national security.
Known and Unknown defends the decision to invade Iraq as a response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks while absolving Rumsfeld of any real responsibility for what went wrong in post-invasion Iraq.
As Rumsfeld writes, "Rice seemed to believe that it was a personal shortcoming on her part if she had to ask the President to resolve an interagency difference" (p.
The Canadian system of government almost never produces men of the Rumsfeld type.
Known and Unknown by Don Rumsfeld is billed as a memoir but Rumsfeld uses an unusual memoir format void in large part of a chronological presentation.
When it comes to predicting the outcome of recent popular upheaval in the Middle East, Rumsfeld is clearly more cautious.
Rumsfeld said Pentagon officials "wrote a number of memos suggesting ways to reach out to the Iranian opposition movement: bringing their leaders to the White House, supporting them financially, providing them with technology to communicate with one another and to the outside world, and more forcefully speaking about the nature of the evil regime they were opposing.