Donald Rumsfeld

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The Afghanistan Papers review: superb exposé of a war built on lies
Craig Whitlock of the Washington Post used freedom of information to produce the definitive US version of the war

Julian Borger

05, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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When power thrives on unspoken fear, bravery is in saying ‘I am afraid’ | Nick Cohen
Admitting cowardice is a subversive act within cultures that demand lip service

Nick Cohen

21, Aug, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Iraq was Donald Rumsfeld’s war. It will forever be his legacy | Andrew Cockburn
The late defence secretary’s micromanagement style helped ensure the disastrous outcome, says the journalist and author Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Cockburn

05, Jul, 2021 @12:30 PM

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The Observer view on US and Nato withdrawal from Afghanistan | Observer editorial
This shabby, half-hidden retreat by western forces abandons a nation to mayhem, civil war and terror

Observer editorial

04, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Rumsfeld’s much-vaunted ‘courage’ was a smokescreen for lies, crime and death | Richard Wolffe
We are still living with the catastrophic consequences of Rumsfeld and his gang. And it’s not as if this chain of events was unimaginable at the time

Richard Wolffe

01, Jul, 2021 @4:30 PM

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History unlikely to forgive Donald Rumsfeld’s Iraq warmongering
Analysis: reluctance to take heed of warnings that did not fit in with his worldview continues to burden the US government two decades on

Julian Borger in Washington

01, Jul, 2021 @1:57 AM

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Donald Rumsfeld, former US defense secretary, dies aged 88
Republican who served under Gerald Ford and George W Bush was involved in decision to invade Afghanistan and Iraq

David Smith in Washington and agencies

30, Jun, 2021 @10:41 PM

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Donald Rumsfeld obituary
Defence secretary who took the US military into the Iraq war with a business approach to planning that had disastrous consequences

Harold Jackson

30, Jun, 2021 @10:20 PM

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Let’s stop pretending we’re not clueless about the state of the world | Marina Hyde
Claiming to know what motivates Assad or Trump is comforting when the future looks so uncertain

Marina Hyde

07, Apr, 2017 @6:24 PM

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Tony Blair, the Chilcot report and the legacy of Iraq | Letters
Letters: As far as the aftermath is concerned, Syria shows only too plainly what happens if you don’t intervene while Libya shows what can happen if you do


08, Jun, 2016 @6:06 PM

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Donald Rumsfeld releases solitaire app
Politician who once said ‘I’m not into this detail stuff – I’m more concepty’ says of his solitaire game: ‘I’ve spent countless hours on beta releases’

Alex Hern

25, Jan, 2016 @10:24 AM

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'He's getting up in years': Rumsfeld says Bush Sr wrong in criticism of son's aides
Bush Jr ‘made his own decisions’ says former defense secretary, who is labelled arrogant and damaging to president in new biography of George HW Bush

Claire Phipps

06, Nov, 2015 @2:21 AM

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