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Rumsfeld's Pentagon Covert Operations Group

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Rumsfeld's Pentagon Covert Operations Group

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Rumsfeld's Pentagon Covert Operations Group

Rumsfeld's Pentagon Covert Operations Group

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman about a once-secret Pentagon intelligence operation developed by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. The organization, called the Strategic Support Branch, reports directly to Rumsfeld, and participates in clandestine operations abroad.