Rumsfeld Job Watch Keeps Washington Guessing

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Credit: Larry Downing/Reuters. i

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld waits for Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on the steps to the Pentagon in Washington on Wednesday. Larry Downing/Reuters hide caption

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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Credit: Larry Downing/Reuters.

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld waits for Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on the steps to the Pentagon in Washington on Wednesday.

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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld again dismisses talk that his time is short as the top civilian at the Pentagon. The Washington rumor mill has put Rumsfeld's job on the line in the past — and been wrong. Renee Montagne talks to John Hendren about Rumsfeld's status, and the status of the initiatives he brought with him to the Pentagon five years ago.

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