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Ex-president George H.W. Bush lashes out at Cheney, Rumsfeld

Washington - Former president George H.W. Bush has reportedly lashed out at Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, two key figures in his son George W. Bush's presidency, slamming the former as an "iron ass" and the latter as "arrogant" in a forthcoming book.

Report: Rumsfeld decision allowed Bin Laden to escape

Osama bin Laden was "within the grasp" of US forces in late 2001 but escaped because then-defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld rejected calls for reinforcements.

Levin: 'Rumsfeld Unleashed A Plague'

Just recently, military lawyers had given testimony about objecting to harsh interrogation techniques only to be squashed. Senator Carl Levin, D-MI, had said former Sec-Def Donald Rumsfeld had unleashed a plague.

Rumsfeld Appears Before Tillman Hearing - Watch Live

Former Defense Sec. Donald Rumsfeld and several other governmen officials stand before the House this morning facing questions about how and exactly when the government knew that Army Ranger Cpl. Pat Tillman's death was the result of friendly fire.

Rumsfeld - Tenet - Sanchez to be investigated for warcrimes in the EU

Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld could face charges of war crimes after a lawsuit was filed against him in Germany. Now Germany's Federal Prosecutor's Office has to decide whether it will investigate.

Rumsfeld Hospitalized for Heart Treatment

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was admitted to Washington Hospital Center for a heart procedure, although was released from the hospital earlier today.

Peanuts Kill More Americans Than Terrorists

The menace of global terrorism has been labeled the greatest threat to western civilization since communism and yet swimming pools, peanuts and lost deer kill more Americans every single year.

Cheney: Rumsfeld ‘Is the Finest Secretary of Defense This Nation Has Ever Had’

Vice President Dick Cheney says that Rumsfeld is the Finest Secretary of Defense This Nation has ever had.

Rumsfeld praised on final day at Pentagon

Architect of the unpopular war in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld was praised lavishly Friday for his service to the nation on a day of pageantry and testimonials for the outgoing Pentagon chief.

ACLU suing Rumsfeld over torture in Iraq

As Donald Rumsfeld prepares to leave his job as secretary of Defense, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is seeking to hold him responsible for what it says was widespread torture carried out at his direction.

Key Rumsfeld aide resigns

Stephen Cambone, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, is the most senior Pentagon official to announce he is leaving since US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld tendered his resignation last month.

Former U.S. general says Rumsfeld okayed abuses of detainees

He may be out of a job, but it looks like he is still in hot water. Abu Ghraib's former U.S. commander, former Army Brigadier General Janis Karpinski, said that she saw a memorandum signed by Rumsfeld detailing the use of harsh interrogation methods.

Pentagon dismisses suit against Rumsfeld as `frivolous`

A Pentagon spokesman dismissed as "frivolous" today a lawsuit calling on German prosecutors to open a war crimes investigation into US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for allegedly sanctioning torture.

Exclusive: Charges Sought Against Rumsfeld Over Prison Abuse

A lawsuit in Germany will seek a criminal prosecution of the outgoing Defense Secretary and other U.S. officials for their alleged role in abuses at Abu Ghraib and Gitmo.

Rumsfeld will be missed.

While few Americans will miss Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, he seems to have made quite and impact on the Japanese, who came to symbolize American commitment to the relocation and restructuring of US forces stationed in Okinawa.

Rumsfeld gives hippie the finger during Q&A session

Did he just do what I think he did?

President Nixon calling Rumsfeld "a tough bastard"

President Nixon once described a young Donald Rumsfeld as a "ruthless bastard." Is this surprising?

Bush Admits He Lied About Rumsfeld For Political Purposes

VIDEO: Bush Admits He Lied About Rumsfeld For Political Purposes

Rumsfeld Stepping Down

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, architect of an unpopular war in Iraq, intends to resign after six stormy years as Secretary of Defense, Republican officials said Wednesday.

U.S. Civil War, Bosnian War, Russian Revolution Were Only Minor Conflicts, Says Rumsfeld

Thanks to the history lesson by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Gen. George Casey, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, we have have new definitions for the standards and definitions of war. ...even though their definitions contradict themselves.

An Iraq pull out in: date unkown

Rumsfeld's crystal ball says it's better but when is still hazy

Rumsfeld Emphasizes US Concerns Prior To India, Pakistan Trip

WASHINGTON, Pentagon (voa) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will visit India and Pakistan next week on a trip that underscores the Bush administration's concerns over the mounting tensions between the two South Asian countries. Speaking to ...

Rumsfeld Interview With Jim Lehrer, News Hour, PBS TV

LEHRER: And now to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Mr. Secretary, welcome. RUMSFELD: Thank you very much, Jim. LEHRER: First, just for the record, there was a rumor that swept Wall Street late this afternoon, caused the stock market to r...

Rumsfeld Says Arms Talks With Russia Going Very Well

WASHINGTON (voa) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says talks with Russia on cutting nuclear weapons have been going along very well. Secretary Rumsfeld spoke to reporters at the Pentagon Wednesday on his meeting in Moscow Monday with Russia...

9 US Troops Dead, 40 Wounded, In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (voa) - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld says nine U.S. troops have been killed and 40 others wounded in eastern Afghanistan, in what he described as fierce fighting between U.S.-led forces and al-Qaida terrorists. The Pentagon said seve...

Secretary Rumsfeld Interview With Jim Lehrer, PBS ''Newsmaker''

JIM LEHRER: Now our newsmaker interview with the Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld. Mr. Secretary, welcome. DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD: Thank you. MR. LEHRER: The president's budget is being called a war budget. What would you ...

Rumsfeld: Guantanamo Detainees Treated Humanely

WASHINGTON (voa) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says Taleban and al-Qaida detainees held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being treated humanely. Mr. Rumsfeld Tuesday denied allegations that the detainees human rights a...

Rumsfeld Bounces Back From Criticism As U.S. Succeeds In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (dpa) - President George W. Bush and his new defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, took office in January 2001 pledging to change the way the United States builds its military and thinks about national security in the 21st century.Little did t...


BRUSSELS (voa) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is warning NATO countries to brace for possible terrorist attacks on their major cities like those in September in the United States. He told alliance defense ministers meeting in Brussels to ...

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