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Thursday, April 13, 2006

Rumsfeld under fire

Posted By on Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 8:30 PM

[image-1]The departure of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld from the Pentagon has been predicted many times before. But the latest developments seem by several degrees more ominous for him:

An expanding group of influential former military officers is calling for Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's resignation in a public rebellion that has become a significant challenge to the Pentagon's civilian leadership.

The uproar is significant because for the first time the criticism of Mr. Rumsfeld is coming from some recently retired generals who were involved in planning or execution of Iraq policy.

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