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Retired Generals Discuss Rumsfeld's Leadership

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Retired Generals Discuss Rumsfeld's Leadership

Retired Generals Discuss Rumsfeld's Leadership

Retired Generals Discuss Rumsfeld's Leadership

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Recently, a number of retired generals called for the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Retired generals discuss their views on Rumsfeld's tenure at the Department of Defense.

Guests:

Major Gen. John Batiste, Army commander, led First Infantry Division in Iraq War

(Ret.) Major Gen. Mike Davidson, former assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Andrew Bacevich, author of The New American Militarism: How Americans are Seduced by War; professor of International Relations at Boston University