Rice, Rumsfeld Meet New Leader in Iraq

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Jalal Talabani and Donald Rumsfeld i

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, greet each other on April 26, 2006 in Baghdad. Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Condolleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Iraq to show support for the emerging government. Mohammed Hato/AP hide caption

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Jalal Talabani and Donald Rumsfeld

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, greet each other on April 26, 2006 in Baghdad. Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Condolleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Iraq to show support for the emerging government.

Mohammed Hato/AP

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld fly to Baghdad for meetings with the new Iraqi prime minister and other top officials.

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