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Critics Call for Rumsfeld to Resign over Abuse

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Critics Call for Rumsfeld to Resign over Abuse

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Critics Call for Rumsfeld to Resign over Abuse

Critics Call for Rumsfeld to Resign over Abuse

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Abuse Panel Member Horner Defends Rumsfeld

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld speaks at the Pentagon May 11, 2004. Helene C. Stikkel, Dept. of Defense hide caption

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Two new reports extend blame for abuses at Abu Ghraib to the Pentagon's top leaders. But neither calls for the punishment of anyone more senior than brigade commanders at the prison — infuriating critics who say Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld should resign. Hear NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.