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Foreign Policy | LINKS|

Condoleezza Rice spills on the foreign leaders she despised

In her new memoir, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reveals her thoughts on leaders from President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan — who she “loathed” — to her old colleague Donald Rumsfeld.

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Rundle: Obama baptised in blood, reborn as tribal member

Obama is now a foreign policy president, a war president. Having knocked the wannabee Republicans out of the park, he is now aiming to take out Gaddafi, at which point, in the American imagery, he will join seamlessly with Reagan.

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The Daily Beast | LINKS|

Rumsfeld on Rumsfeld

Unsurprisingly, Donald Rumsfeld’s forthcoming memoirs Known and Unknown defends his legacy and its numerous controversies. On the issue of WMDs in Iraq, Rumsfeld insists neither he nor Dubya lied. “The less dramatic truth is that we we wrong,” Rummy writes.

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The Times (UK) | THE REST|

Bush “knew Guantanamo prisoners were innocent”

A former senior aide to Colin Powell says Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld knew that “the vast majority of Guantánamo detainees were innocent”, but thought releasing them would harm their case for war in Iraq.

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The Atlantic | UNITED STATES|

Rumsfeld denies responsibility for religious slideshow

A spokesman for the former US Secretary of Defense denies that Rumsfeld had anything to do with the “Christianisation” of the World Intelligence Update slides.

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If Crikey had bothered to call…

Super funds, plagiarism and Donald Rumsfeld, Crikey Daily Mail readers are discussing it all.

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Why Bush invaded Iraq: the war on Gog and Magog

The Rumsfeld memos are extraordinary, but there is another, perhaps more alarming, story about Bush’s Christian fundamentalism and the Iraq War that has yet to come to light.

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Rumsfeld and Cheney: torture as self-justification

He’s a ruthless little bastard. You can be sure of that.” So said Richard Nixon of Donald Rumsfeld back in 1971.

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Rumsfeld’s Iraq “crusade” revealed

For the first time, GQ has revealed the top secret briefings issued by US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s Pentagon not long after the Iraq invasion. Tacky is a kind interpretation; dangerous is another.

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Warlords and generals: From Iraq to Afghanistan

The maintenance of a standing army of occupiers provides the perfect incubator for corruption and brutality, writes Jeff Sparrow.

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Rundle: The Howard boosters are kidding themselves

With the polls static, people are resorting to the Latham-Albrechtsen thesis (a term hitherto reserved for questions of Prince Harry’s biological parenthood) – the idea that people are using them to register a soft protest pseudo-vote, and everything’s gone meta, writes Guy Rundle.

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