Reports that say something hasn't
are always interesting to me,
because as we know, there are known
there are things we know we know.
We also know there are
that is to say, we know there are some things we do not
But there are also unknown
the ones we don't know we
the long struggle
Donald Henry Rumsfeld (BB/CFR)
"Our nation is
engaged in what promises to be a long struggle in the global war on terror.
In this war the most critical battles may not be in
the mountains of
Afghanistan - or the streets of Iraq but in newsrooms in New York, London,
Cairo and elsewhere.
our enemies have skillfully adapted to fighting
wars in today's media age (propaganda), but for the most part we -
our government, the
media or our society in general have not.
our government is only beginning to
adapt its operations for the 21st
For the most part, our government still functions as a
five-and-dime store in an EBay world.
The growing number of media
outlets in many parts of the world still have relatively immature standards and
practices that too often serve to inflame
and distort rather than to explain and inform.
al-Qa`ida and other extremist
movements have utilized these forums for many years, successfully adding more
poison to the Muslim public's view of the West, but we have barely even begun
to compete in reaching their audiences.
Let there be no doubt that
the longer it takes to put a strategic
communications framework (propaganda) into place, the
more we can be be filled by the enemy and by hostile news sources who most
assuredly will not paint an accurate image of what is actually taking place.
We have become somewhat more adept in these areas, but progress is
In Iraq, for example, the United States military
command, working closely with the
Iraqi government and the US
Embassy, has sought nontraditional means to provide accurate information to the
Iraqi people in the face of an aggressive campaign of
Yet this has been portrayed as inappropriate: for
example, the allegations of "buying news."
explosion of critical media
stories then causes all activity, all
initiative, to stop.
Improving our efforts will likely mean embraing
new institutions to engage people
around the world.
During the Cold
War, institutions such as the
United States Information Agency and Radio Free Europe
proved to be valuable instruments for the US.
We need to consider the possibility
of new organizations and programs that can serve a similarly valuable role in
the war on terror.
Although the enemy is increasingly skillful at
manipulating the media and using the tools of communications to its advantage,
it should be noted that we have an
advantage as well. And that is, quite simply, that
truth is on our side.
Ultimately, the truth wins
I believe with every bone in my body that free people, exposed
to sufficient information, will, over time, find their way to the right
We are fighting a battle in which the
survival of our
free way of life is
It is a test of wills, and it will be won or lost with our
public and the publics of free nations around the world.
We need to do
all we can to correct the lies being
told, shatter the appeal of the enemy and attract supporters to our noble and
necessary efforts to defeat violent extremism around the
"I found Donald Rumsfeld's article
frightening to say the least. Donald
Henry Rumsfeld is basically calling for everyone to get in line and support
the George Walker Bush agenda, which is based on
lies, while stating, "ultimately, the
truth wins out." This is exactly why we need a free, unbiased media and an
educated citizenry. One can't help but think that Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels is
Donald Rumsfeld's piece from the
grave." - Chris Wolfe
"Bigger and better spin control will not convince
increasingly skeptical Americans or long incredulous citizens of the world that
the war in Iraq is a vital "battle in which the
survival of our
free way of life is at stake,"
as Donald Rumsfeld
continues to insist. Free people all over the Earth have already been exposed
to sufficient information to find their way to the truth: Donald Rumsfeld's
arrogance, disregard for life, duplicity and incompetence helped pave the way
to unnecessary war. Bigger and better spin control will not change this fact
nor the minds of the Earth's free-thinking citizens."- Paul Nichols
"I've worked with Don Rumsfeld three times in my
life. I've been to each of his houses, in Chicago, Taos, Santa Fe, Santo
Domingo, and Las Vegas. I'm very, very fond of him, but I'm crushed by his
performance. Don Rumsfeld certainly fooled me."-
1954 Donald Henry
Rumsfeld graduated Princeton University on academic and NROTC partial
scholarships. He graduated in with an A.B. in Political Science.
Donald Henry Rumsfeld was in the US
Navy from 1954 to 1957 as an aviator and flight instructor.
1969 Donald Henry Rumsfeld was
elected to the House of Representatives
for the 13th Congressional District in Illinois in 1962, at the age of 30, and
served until 1969.
Rumsfeld resigned from Congress in 1969 to serve in the
Richard Nixon administration as
director of the Office of Economic
Opportunity, Assistant to the President, and a member of the
President's Cabinet (1969-1970); named Counselor to the President in December
of 1970, director of the Economic Stabilization Program; and member of the
President's Cabinet (1971-1972).
Rumsfeld left Washington to serve as US Ambassador to the
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(NATO) in Brussels, Belgium. Donald Henry Rumsfeld was White House Chief of
Staff (1974-1975); and the Secretary of Defense (1975-1977)
1977 to 1985
Donald Henry Rumsfeld serves as CEO,
president, and then chairman of GD Searle.
Under Donald Henry Rumsfeld Searle got the
FDA approval for aspartame which
was marketed as NutraSweet®.
Henry Rumsfeld made $12 million from Searle's sale to
1982 -1986 Donald Henry Rumsfeld serves as a member of the
President's General Advisory Committee on Arms Control for
1982 - 1983 Special envoy on Law
of the Sea Treaty.
1984 Senior advisor to Panel on
Strategic Systems; member of the US Joint Advisory Commission on
US/Japan Relations; special envoy to the Middle East and the main conduit
for crucial American military intelligence, hardware and
strategic advice to
Saddam Hussein, then fighting
Iran in the
1988 - 1989 Member of the National Economic Commission.
1987 - 1990 Member of the National
Commission on the Public Service.
1992 Member of the Board of
Visitors of the National Defense University.
1989 - 1991 Member of the Commission on US/Japan Relations.
1990-1993 CEO of General Instrument.
1992 - 1993 Member FCC High Definition Television Advisory
1998 - 1999 Chairman of the
on the Ballistic Missile Threat to the US.
1999 Director of Gulfstream Aerospace, Donald Henry Rumsfeld
stock in the corportation reportedly is valued at $11 million when the
incorporation is acquired by defense contractor
Prior to joining the cabinet of
George Walker Bush,
Donald Henry Rumsfeld served on the board of directors
of several corporations:
Gilead Sciences, a fledgling biotech
incorporation (developer of Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) which is
used in the treatment of bird flu);
Tribune Company, which owns the
Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times;
Group Chairman Emeritus ;
Swiss firm Asea Brown Boveri;
(In 2000 Asea Brown Boveri sold two light
water nuclear reactors for installation in North Korea)
Member of the
longtime associate, winner of the Center for Security Policy 1998 "Keeper of the Flame"
member, board of trustees Hoover
board member Freedom House;
board member RAND
former chairman Committee for the Free
member Bohemian Club;
founder and active member of the
for the New American Century.
1999 - 2000
Member of the US Trade Deficit Review Commission.
2000 Chairman of the US
Commission to Assess National Security Space Management and
Secretary of Defense for George
Donald Rumsfeld implemented the Rumsfeld Doctrine
which sought to increase force readiness and decrease the amount of supplies
required to maintain forces, by reducing the numbers in a theater. This is done
mainly by using LAVs (Light Armoured Vehicles) to scout for enemies who are
then destroyed via airstrikes. Afghanistan and the Iraq wars are considered the
two closest implementations of the Rumsfeld Doctrine.
Rumsfeld authorized the mistreatment of detainees at
Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq,
authorized the army to break the Geneva Conventions by not registering all
prisoners and authorized civilian contractors to use
techniques such as sleep
deprivation during interrogation in memos and letters
according to former US Army Brigadier General Janis Karpinski.
methods consisted of making prisoners stand for long periods,
sleep deprivation ...
playing music at full
volume, having to sit in uncomfortably ... Rumsfeld authorized these
specific techniques. The
handwritten signature was above Rumsfeld's printed name and in the same
handwriting in the margin was written: "Make sure this is accomplished" -
former US Army Brigadier General Janis Karpinski
Former US Army
Brigadier General Janis Karpinski said in November 2006 she was ready to
testify against Rumsfeld if a suit filed by civil rights groups in Germany over
Abu Ghraib led to a full investigation.
In a memo titled "Illustrative New
Courses of Action" issued November 6, 2006 Donald Henry Rumsfeld suggested that
one way to solve the Iraq problem is by paying off key political and religious
leaders so they would be more compliant with American occupying
"On the eve of the invasion, as it began to dawn on a few US
officials that the price for rebuilding Iraq would be vastly greater than they
had been told, the degree of miscalculation was illustrated in an encounter
between Donald Henry Rumsfeld, then the defense secretary, and Jay Garner, the
retired lieutenant general who had hastily been named the chief of what would
be a short lived civilian authority called the Office of Reconstruction and
Humanitarian Assistance. Garner presented Rumsfeld with several alternative
rebuilding plans, including one that would include projects across Iraq.
"What do you think that'll cost?" Rumsfeld asked of the more expansive
"I think it's going to cost billions of dollars," Garner said.
"My friend," Rumsfeld replied, "if you think we're going to spend a
billion dollars of our money over there, you are sadly mistaken."
Before that year was out, the United States had appropriated more than
$20 billion for the reconstruction.
The secondary effects of the
invasion and its aftermath were among the most important factors that radically
changed the outlook. Tables in the history show that measures of things like
the production of electricity and oil; public access to potable water, mobile
and landline telephone service; and the presence of Iraqi security forces all
plummeted at least 70%, and in some cases all the way to zero, in the weeks
after the invasion. Subsequent tables in the history give a fast-forward view
of what happened as the avalanche of money tumbled into Iraq over the next five
years. By the time a sovereign Iraqi government took over from the Americans in
June 2004, none of those services - with a single exception, mobile phones -
had returned to prewar levels. And by the time of the security improvements in
2007 and 2008, electricity output had, at best, a precarious 10% lead on its
levels under Saddam Hussein; oil
production was still below prewar levels; and access to potable water had
increased about 30%, although with the nation's ruined piping system it was
unclear how much actually reached people's homes uncontaminated." - James Glanz
and T. Christian Miller
2006 Donald Rumsfeld, using a Pentagon study, holds up
construction of wind farms in the Midwest by
claiming they will make it impossible for military radar to work
back to stacks
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