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Donald Rumsfeld

Secret History: What Happened Inside The Pentagon After Being Struck On 9/11

US News | Patrick Creed, Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

His own building was burning. Lower Manhattan, too. But Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld knew little else about what was happening to America as he h...

Rumsfeld Memoir to Be Published in 2010

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Donald H. Rumsfeld, the powerful defense secretary and architect of the Iraq War who left office two years ago as he faced ever-risin...

Pro-War Democrats Also On The Hot Seat

dave musgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
dave musgrove

Now Congressman Boswell says that in a meeting with Bush's "war council" in 2005, he was shocked to find there was no Iraq exit strategy. That confession may not save him in November.

Jason Linkins

Rumsfeld On 2006 Election: "The Correction For That...Is An Attack" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An ongoing exploration of the documents related to the Pentagon's "message force multipliers" program has unearthed a clip of former Defense Secretary...

McCain Five Years Ago Today - Praised Rumsfeld, Bush, Conduct of War

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bergmann

A month after the war began, McCain was not the critic he claims he was -- he was in lockstep with the strategy and tactics that Bush employed in invading Iraq.

WaPo: McCain Lying About Calling For Rumsfeld Resignation

Washington Post | Peter Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he gets closer to the Republican nomination, John McCain has been trying to balance his unqualified support for the Iraq war by reminding audiences...

Sam Stein

Intelligence Crisis In Iraq Seen First Hand | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than five years into the war, the United States mission in Iraq has become a case study of policy blunders, political misunderstandings, and wast...

Obama In 2001: Rumsfeld Is In The Mainstream

ABC News | JAKE TAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was January 17, 2001, and Illinois state senator Barack Obama was on WTTW11's "Chicago Tonight." Discussing his opposition to Attorney General nom...

White House Gives Up On Real Political Progress In Iraq

The New York Times | STEVEN LEE MYERS and ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With American military successes outpacing political gains in Iraq, the Bush administration has lowered its expectation of quickly achieving major ste...

For Your Wishlist: Talking Donald Rumsfeld Doll

Firedoglake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Got just the thing: It's a 12-inch "Rummy" doll that looks vaguely like him and features bits of his historic news conferences that you can play just ...

Revealed: Rumsfeld Memos Discussed Need To "Keep Elevating The Threat," "Link Iraq To Iran"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

n a series of internal musings and memos to his staff, then-Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld argued that Muslims avoid "physical labor" and wrote ...

Rumsfeld Hit With Torture Complaint While Visiting Paris

New York Times | DOREEN CARVAJAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several human rights organizations based in the United States and Europe have filed a complaint in a Paris court accusing the former defense secretary...

Rice Defends Rumsfeld's Appointment To Stanford University

ABC News | JONATHAN KARL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Condoleezza Rice often clashed with Donald Rumsfeld when he was secretary of defense. But now Rice is sticking up for him in a battle with students an...

Young Army Scholars Increasingly Critical Of Iraq War

New York Times | ELISABETH BUMILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here at the intellectual center of the United States Army, two elite officers were deep in debate at lunch on a recent day over who bore more responsi...

Rumsfeld Appointment Draws "Fierce Protests" At Stanford University

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The appointment of Donald H. Rumsfeld, the former defense secretary, as a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution is drawing fierce pr...

Rumsfeld Speech Canceled After "Too Many People Objected"

ThinkProgress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was supposed to speak to the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce in Kansas on Dec. 4. But today the Wichita ...

Rumsfeld: "I Have Not Even Attempted" To Follow What's Happening In Iraq

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an interview with Fox News last night, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld -- one of the key architects of the Iraq disaster -- was asked w...