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Donald Rumsfeld's Role in Iraq Plans

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Donald Rumsfeld's Role in Iraq Plans

Donald Rumsfeld's Role in Iraq Plans

Donald Rumsfeld's Role in Iraq Plans

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Two years ago, Donald Rumsfeld was considered "the right man in the right job at the right time." Now his style is ruffling feathers at the White House and on Capitol Hill. Join host Neal Conan for a discussion about Rumsfeld.

Guests: James Mann
*Senior writer-in-residence at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C.
*Wrote "Young Rumsfeld" in the November issue of the Atlantic Monthly David Rieff
*author of November 2, 2003, piece in The New York Times Magazine, "Blueprint for a Mess: How the Bush administration's prewar planners bungled postwar Iraq"
Midge Decter
*Author most recently of the book, Rumsfeld: A Personal Portrait (Harper Collins 2003)