Donald Henry Rumsfeld (July 9, 1932 – June 29, 2021) was an American politician, government official and businessman who served as Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under president Gerald Ford, and again from 2001 to 2006 under President George W. Bush. He was both the youngest and the oldest secretary of defense.
Donald Rumsfeld, the acerbic architect of the Iraq war and a master Washington power player who served as US secretary of defense for two presidents, has died at the age of 88.
Donald Rumsfeld, in full Donald Henry Rumsfeld, (born July 9, 1932, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died June 29, 2021, Taos, New Mexico), U.S. government official who served as secretary of defense (1975–77; 2001–06) in the Republican administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.
The only thing tragic about the death of Donald Rumsfeld is that it didn’t occur in an Iraqi prison. Yet that was foreordained, considering how throughout his life inside the precincts of American...
Donald Rumsfeld, who has died aged 88, arguably did more damage to the US’s military reputation than any previous secretary of defence.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88 . Donald Rumsfeld, the long-time American politician and former defense secretary, has died at the age of 88, his family announced.
Donald Rumsfeld, former US defense secretary, dies aged 88. Read more. It is not just the poor decisions he made as defence secretary for which Rumsfeld will be remembered, but also his efforts to...
At the Pentagon, Donald Rumsfeld refused. “I do not think there will be a negotiated end to the situation, that's unacceptable to the United States,” he said. That statement reaped a 20-year ...
Country, Moving, Errors. Donald Rumsfeld (2001). “Public Statements of Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, 2001”. 9 Copy quote. We'll have to deal with the networks. One of the ways to do that is to drain the swamp they live in. And that means dealing not only with the terrorists, but those who harbor terrorists.
Rumsfeld named his 2011 autobiography Known and Unknown: A Memoir. In the author's note at the start of the book, he expressly acknowledges the source of his memoir's title and mentions a few examples of his statement's prominence. The Unknown Known is the title of Errol Morris's 2013 biographical documentary film about Rumsfeld.