Donald Rumsfeld is back. Four years after being ousted from his job as secretary of defense, he has produced a memoir, “ Known and Unknown ,” which covers a lot of ground, most notably his own backside.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said he’s “disappointed” in how the Obama administration handled the early stage of the Libya crisis and called on the White House to work with other countries to “encourage” Muammar Qaddafi ’s overthrow.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to let convicted terrorism conspirator Jose Padilla sue former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other officials over torture he said he suffered while in military custody.
Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani had just turned 15 years old the summer his father overthrew his grandfather. It was June 1995. While Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the emir of Qatar, was traveling in Switzerland, Tamim’s father deposed him in a bloodless coup.