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Rumsfeld's Goals

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Rumsfeld's Goals

Rumsfeld's Goals

Rumsfeld's Goals

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who is currently petitioning the White House for an even bigger increase in defense spending. Rumsfeld says his job is to modernize the military to prepare for future threats, and that more money is needed to do so. (5:37) Read the transcript of Tom Gjelten's interview with Secretary Rumsfeld.

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