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Rumsfeld Defends Military Operations in Iraq

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Rumsfeld Defends Military Operations in Iraq

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Rumsfeld Defends Military Operations in Iraq

Rumsfeld Defends Military Operations in Iraq

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the Bush administration's top commanders tell Congress that the war in Iraq has been a difficult, dangerous and tough business, but that it is not a quagmire. But Rumsfeld refused to set a deadline for withdrawal, and Army Gen. John Abizaid admitted that the insurgency's strength has not diminished.