Donald Rumsfeld

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The New Yorker
Why Obama Has Failed to Close Guantánamoof evidence-gathering that would be required in court. Despite persistent rhet
Why Obama Has Failed to Close Guantánamo
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
of evidence-gathering that would be required in court. Despite persistent rhetoric from figures like Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who described the detainees as “the worst of the worst,” some members of the Bush Administration felt... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The madness of crowdsa "300-page whitewash," and a separate report by a team of former government of
The madness of crowds
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a "300-page whitewash," and a separate report by a team of former government officials (handpicked by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld) acknowledged "institutional and personal responsibility at higher levels" but declined to identify any of... Read more
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The Christian Post
The Number One Issue Christians Should Hear From Clinton and TrumpTrump was a speaker. Afterward everyone was allowed to have their picture taken
The Number One Issue Christians Should Hear From Clinton and Trump
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
Trump was a speaker. Afterward everyone was allowed to have their picture taken with Trump. I demurred, imagining the Donald Rumsfeld/Sadaam Hussein photo and its fallout. Instead, my son got in line and when he emerged from the picture... Read more
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International Business Times
Britain colluded with the US to wage a secret and illegal aerial bombing campaign to kick-start Iraq war on Iraq with Mr Straw, Mr Hoon and Adm. Boyce on 2 May but there is no record o
Britain colluded with the US to wage a secret and illegal aerial bombing campaign to kick-start Iraq war
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
on Iraq with Mr Straw, Mr Hoon and Adm. Boyce on 2 May but there is no record of the discussion." Three days later, Donald Rumsfeld, US Defence Secretary, flew to London for talks with Mr Hoon, following which British officials announced... Read more
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Air Force Times
Incirlik has power again, but Turkey mission faces uncertain futureand we’re not having to get to know an entirely new class of military leaders a
Incirlik has power again, but Turkey mission faces uncertain future
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
and we’re not having to get to know an entirely new class of military leaders and policy-makers.” Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld worked with members of the Turkish military when he served as the U.S. ambassador to NATO from 1973 to 1974.... Read more
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New Kerala
Turkish Catch 22: Erdogan intolerable for NATO; Turkey indispensable ( - newkerala.com #94151All the hyperactivity of NATO members recently in Warsaw had a supreme purpose:
Turkish Catch 22: Erdogan intolerable for NATO; Turkey indispensable ( - newkerala.com #94151
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
All the hyperactivity of NATO members recently in Warsaw had a supreme purpose: to firm up in the Alliance what Donald Rumsfeld famously called New Europe. Old Europe, France and Germany, have become too effete and independent minded. Also, no one... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Our Almost Perfect Crimesdeath threats, rape threats against his mother - followed by "additional interr
Our Almost Perfect Crimes
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
death threats, rape threats against his mother - followed by "additional interrogation techniques” personally approved by Donald Rumsfeld - forced salt water drinking, hours-long beatings while immersed in ice - until, broken, he began making... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Review Board Clears ‘Guantánamo Diary’ Author for Releaseto severe torture. Slahi was one of two so-called “Special Projects” whose bru
Review Board Clears ‘Guantánamo Diary’ Author for Release
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
to severe torture. Slahi was one of two so-called “Special Projects” whose brutal treatment then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld personally approved. The abuse included beatings, extreme isolation, sleep deprivation, sexual molestation,... Read more
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Newsweek
The Chilcot Report: Bush ignored numerous warnings before invading IraqAmerican plan that appeared to be a “harebrained scheme,” as one senior British
The Chilcot Report: Bush ignored numerous warnings before invading Iraq
Newsweek / Posted 7 days ago
American plan that appeared to be a “harebrained scheme,” as one senior British official wrote. Only Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Cheney and a few others seemed to know what was going on, and the British officials were questioning their... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Clinton's VP options: Fiery liberals, Hispanics, white guysa retired admiral who has no political history but has been friendly with Repub
Clinton's VP options: Fiery liberals, Hispanics, white guys
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
a retired admiral who has no political history but has been friendly with Republicans, including former Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, and who could help shore up Clinton's standing in a race increasingly shaped by terrorism and foreign policy... Read more
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Breitbart
Social Media Blackout In Turkey During Ongoing Coupwith Redactions 9/11 Report: ‘Unacceptable’ Clinton-Era CIA, FBI Dropped the B
Social Media Blackout In Turkey During Ongoing Coup
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
with Redactions 9/11 Report: ‘Unacceptable’ Clinton-Era CIA, FBI Dropped the Ball on Saudi Jihad Links Exclusive — The Donald Endorses The Donald: Rumsfeld Says Not ‘Even a Tough Call for Me,’ ‘I Support Trump’ for President Ralph Peters: ‘God... Read more
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Breitbart
Man with Machete Arrested at Vigil for Nice Attackwith Redactions 9/11 Report: ‘Unacceptable’ Clinton-Era CIA, FBI Dropped the B
Man with Machete Arrested at Vigil for Nice Attack
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
with Redactions 9/11 Report: ‘Unacceptable’ Clinton-Era CIA, FBI Dropped the Ball on Saudi Jihad Links Exclusive — The Donald Endorses The Donald: Rumsfeld Says Not ‘Even a Tough Call for Me,’ ‘I Support Trump’ for President Interview: Bryan... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — The Donald Endorses The Donald: Rumsfeld Says Not ‘Even a Tough Call for Me,’ ‘I Support Trump’ for PresidentSIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER CLEVELAND, Ohio — Donald Rumsfeld, the former Secre
Exclusive — The Donald Endorses The Donald: Rumsfeld Says Not ‘Even a Tough Call for Me,’ ‘I Support Trump’ for President
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER CLEVELAND, Ohio — Donald Rumsfeld, the former Secretary of Defense for both President George W. Bush and President Gerald Ford, endorsed presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in an exclusive interview with... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Al Jazeera Reporter on Twitter: France ‘An Islamophobic Nation’, Attack Was ‘Blowback’Bitch’ 5G Approved by FCC: 100 Times Faster than 4G First Baby Born in Texas
Former Al Jazeera Reporter on Twitter: France ‘An Islamophobic Nation’, Attack Was ‘Blowback’
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
Bitch’ 5G Approved by FCC: 100 Times Faster than 4G First Baby Born in Texas with Zika-Linked Microcephaly Exclusive — Donald Rumsfeld on ‘Ideological’ War on Terrorism: ‘To Pretend It’s Not a Violent Radical Strain of Muslim Faith Is Utter... Read more
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Breitbart
Government-Created Terrorism Alert App Fails During Nice AttackTerror: Truck Crashes into Crowd Celebrating Bastille Day, At Least 80 Dead Ex
Government-Created Terrorism Alert App Fails During Nice Attack
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
Terror: Truck Crashes into Crowd Celebrating Bastille Day, At Least 80 Dead Exclusive — Donald Rumsfeld on ‘Ideological’ War on Terrorism: ‘To Pretend It’s Not a Violent Radical Strain of Muslim Faith Is Utter Nonsense’ U.S. Anti-Terror Agencies... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — Donald Rumsfeld on ‘Ideological’ War on Terrorism: ‘To Pretend It’s Not a Violent Radical Strain of Muslim Faith Is Utter Nonsense’SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former Secretary of Defense Donal
Exclusive — Donald Rumsfeld on ‘Ideological’ War on Terrorism: ‘To Pretend It’s Not a Violent Radical Strain of Muslim Faith Is Utter Nonsense’
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld tells Breitbart News exclusively that the way to win the war on terror is defeating Islamists “ideologically,” similar to the Cold War against Communism, and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Chilcot Report and the delusions of Western democracyWestern democracy and his own constitutionally appointed officials such as Vice
Chilcot Report and the delusions of Western democracy
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
Western democracy and his own constitutionally appointed officials such as Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are all war criminals and must be tried for that and perhaps even for crimes against humanity. The Chilcot... Read more
13d
Daily Telegraph
military chief may be Clinton’s VPus today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bri
military chief may be Clinton’s VP
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
us today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bridges.”media_cameraThen Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld is briefed by General Leon J. LaPorte and accompanied by his senior military assistant Vice Admiral James... Read more
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News.com.au
military chief may be Clinton’s VPthesis for us today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need t
military chief may be Clinton’s VP
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
thesis for us today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bridges.” Then Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld is briefed by General Leon J. LaPorte and accompanied by his senior military assistant Vice Admiral James... Read more
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The Courier Mail
military chief may be Clinton’s VPus today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bri
military chief may be Clinton’s VP
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
us today is, instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bridges.”media_cameraThen Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld is briefed by General Leon J. LaPorte and accompanied by his senior military assistant Vice Admiral James... Read more
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New York Post
Clinton vetting ex-Navy admiral Stavridis for vice presidentrole of international diplomacy on the campaign trail. Stravidis was senior mi
Clinton vetting ex-Navy admiral Stavridis for vice president
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
role of international diplomacy on the campaign trail. Stravidis was senior military assistant to former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in the George W. Bush administration during the early years of the U.S. occupation of Iraq. That could... Read more
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Canberra Times
Can Theresa May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leav
Can Theresa May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leave of their senses when confronted with what Donald Rumsfeld used to call unknown unknowns, such as once-in-a-generation political earthquakes. Theresa May is set to... Read more
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WA Today
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leav
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leave of their senses when confronted with what Donald Rumsfeld used to call unknown unknowns, such as once-in-a-generation political earthquakes. Theresa May is set to... Read more
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Daily Mail
China's president is bugged by comparison to beetleUS President Theodore Roosevelt Cheguevaria - beetle, named after Che Guevara
China's president is bugged by comparison to beetle
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
US President Theodore Roosevelt Cheguevaria - beetle, named after Che Guevara Agathidium Rumsfeldi - beetle, named after Donald Rumsfeld Aptostichus Chavezi - spider, named after Cesar Chavez Mr Wang, who is affiliated to the Czech University... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leav
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leave of their senses when confronted with what Donald Rumsfeld used to call unknown unknowns, such as once-in-a-generation political earthquakes. Hence the exaggerated... Read more
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The Age
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leav
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leave of their senses when confronted with what Donald Rumsfeld used to call unknown unknowns, such as once-in-a-generation political earthquakes. Hence the exaggerated... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leav
Can May move quickly enough to stabilise the UK?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
financial markets can cope, just about, with known unknowns, but they take leave of their senses when confronted with what Donald Rumsfeld used to call unknown unknowns, such as once-in-a-generation political earthquakes. Hence the exaggerated... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by end of 2017on carbon. We can’t wait another five years until the “right” people get electe
Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by end of 2017
Desert Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
on carbon. We can’t wait another five years until the “right” people get elected. To paraphrase former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld: You don’t save the world with the Congress you wish you had; you save the world with the Congress you... Read more
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heraldscotland
While we soul-search, Iraq burns and bleedsthe West in might seem like a long time ago, and in a world far, far away, that
While we soul-search, Iraq burns and bleeds
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
the West in might seem like a long time ago, and in a world far, far away, that Tony Blair, George W Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, went to war with Iraq. For many people in the Middle East right now however it has left them with a clear... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Killing and Our Current American Crisisof the dead in Iraq whose on-going grief should be on the conscience of George
Killing and Our Current American Crisis
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
of the dead in Iraq whose on-going grief should be on the conscience of George W. Bush and "killers" like Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Colin Powell. The dead in Iraq never seem to get much attention, and the crimes of the ruling class seem... Read more
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Deseret News
CCL’s promise: Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017on carbon. We can’t wait another five years until the “right” people get electe
CCL’s promise: Congress will pass a carbon fee bill by the end of 2017
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
on carbon. We can’t wait another five years until the “right” people get elected. To paraphrase former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld: You don’t save the world with the Congress you wish you had; you save the world with the Congress you... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 9who invented the safety razor and founded The Gillette Company, dies at age 77
July 9
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
who invented the safety razor and founded The Gillette Company, dies at age 77 in Los Angeles, California. 1932: Donald Rumsfeld, who would go onto become U.S. secretary of defense for both President Gerald Ford and President George W.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What Chilcot report got right and wrongthe coalition would need 480,000 troops. We had less than half that number. I s
What Chilcot report got right and wrong
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
the coalition would need 480,000 troops. We had less than half that number. I sent the report to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and raised it with the President George W. Bush. Rampant looting in all major Iraqi cities proved the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What Chilcot report got right and wrongthe coalition would need 480,000 troops. We had less than half that number. I s
What Chilcot report got right and wrong
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
the coalition would need 480,000 troops. We had less than half that number. I sent the report to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and raised it with the President George W. Bush. Rampant looting in all major Iraqi cities proved the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Review: In Bush, Jean Edward Smith has woven a compelling examination of an unlikely ascent to the White Housesome careful recalibration the benefit of hindsight has afforded him. Some vil
Review: In Bush, Jean Edward Smith has woven a compelling examination of an unlikely ascent to the White House
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
some careful recalibration the benefit of hindsight has afforded him. Some vilified characters receive a softer focus. Donald Rumsfeld, for example, comes off far less severe and dogmatic than in Bob Woodward’s telling; here, he is warning his... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
American Nuremberg: Putting Washington's War Criminals on Trial. Categoryupdated for Gordon's book. Here the faces are more familiar. They include Georg
American Nuremberg: Putting Washington's War Criminals on Trial. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 18 days ago
updated for Gordon's book. Here the faces are more familiar. They include George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld, and Barack Obama. As Rachell Madow argues in her excellent, well-researched book, Drift: The Unmooring of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Invasion of independenceis as beautiful as it is mythic. Today, everyone knows that during the Reagan
Invasion of independence
The Daily Californian / Posted 18 days ago
is as beautiful as it is mythic. Today, everyone knows that during the Reagan Administration, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld helped Saddam Hussein obtain the chemical and biological weapons he would later use against his own people.... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Invasion of independanceis as beautiful as it is mythic. Today, everyone knows that during the Reagan
Invasion of independance
The Daily Californian / Posted 19 days ago
is as beautiful as it is mythic. Today, everyone knows that during the Reagan Administration, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld helped Saddam Hussein obtain the chemical and biological weapons he would later use against his own people.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chilcot report offers important lessons for Australiasources: America's main European allies, France and Germany in particular, whic
Chilcot report offers important lessons for Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
sources: America's main European allies, France and Germany in particular, which the American secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld dismissed as "old Europe"; the head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission... Read more
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Salon.com
Tony Blair, Iraq and the struggle for the British left: Why the U.K.’s political soap opera is importantcivil war) that would have erupted if some Chilcot-style commission had spent y
Tony Blair, Iraq and the struggle for the British left: Why the U.K.’s political soap opera is important
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
civil war) that would have erupted if some Chilcot-style commission had spent years examining the misdeeds of Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz and the other scoundrels implicated in what Bush biographer Jean Edward Smith has described... Read more
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The Atlantic
Where Republicans Stand on Their Nominee: A Cheat Sheeton faith issues. Some of them had been nervous about Trump before, but they’ve
Where Republicans Stand on Their Nominee: A Cheat Sheet
The Atlantic / Posted 20 days ago
on faith issues. Some of them had been nervous about Trump before, but they’ve come around. Trump also won the backing of Donald Rumsfeld, the former secretary of defense under George W. Bush and architect of the Iraq war. Rumsfeld is something... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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The China Post
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraqwere his and his alone, the book brushes aside any suggestions that key adminis
Biographer blasts George W. Bush for going to war in Iraq
The China Post / Posted 20 days ago
were his and his alone, the book brushes aside any suggestions that key administration figures such as Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Condoleezza Rice prodded the president toward war. More of a factor was Bush's born-again religious faith... Read more
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walesonline
Did Tony Blair put the country on course for Brexit?of the fifteen countries in the European Union were opposed to the looming inva
Did Tony Blair put the country on course for Brexit?
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
of the fifteen countries in the European Union were opposed to the looming invasion of Iraq. American Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dismissed France and Germany, fierce critics of the idea, as ‘old Europe”. ‘New Europe’, including the 10... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump on Saddam Hussein: 'He killed terrorists so good'in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump on Saddam Hussein: 'He killed terrorists so good'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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The Columbian
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists ‘so good’in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists ‘so good’
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump: Saddam killed terrorists 'so good'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing terrorists ‘so good’in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a for
Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing terrorists ‘so good’
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
in power. Saddam in fact has no record of killing terrorists and was not a force against al-Qaida. Then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in 2003 that Saddam was offering financial rewards of up to $25,000 to families of suicide bombers.... Read more
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