Critics Call for Rumsfeld to Resign over Abuse

Listen: Abuse Panel Member Horner Defends Rumsfeld

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld

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

itoggle caption Helene C. Stikkel, Dept. of Defense

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.

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