Donald Rumsfeld's Iraq War Statements

Earlier this week, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld claimed that America is losing the "war of ideas" against extremists in the Muslim world. He also asserted that debating justifications for the continued occupation of Iraq undermines the resolve of U.S. forces.

Journalist and scholar Milton Viorst talks with Alex Chadwick about some of the truths behind Rumsfeld's assertions.

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