Exiting Iraq: Maj. Gen. John Batiste's View

Maj. Gen. John Batiste on duty in Tikrit, Iraq, in 2004. i

Maj. Gen. John Batiste on duty in Tikrit, Iraq, in 2004. Marwan Namaani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Maj. Gen. John Batiste on duty in Tikrit, Iraq, in 2004.

Maj. Gen. John Batiste on duty in Tikrit, Iraq, in 2004.

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In the fifth in a series of interviews about a U.S. exit strategy for Iraq, retired Maj. Gen. John Batiste says he believes the U.S. has failed in Iraq, but should stay there. However, he says Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld must go.

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