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Judge: Rumsfeld lawsuit can go forward

Judge: Rumsfeld lawsuit can go forward

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge says a former military translator held in Iraq for nine months can sue former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for alleged torture.
Libya jihadists: Clear and present danger?

Libya jihadists: Clear and present danger?

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- As Libya's Transitional National Council edges toward power, the North African country's fraught political scene is overshadowed by what Donald Rumsfeld would have called a great known unknown.

HRW: U.S. must investigate torture claims

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- The United States should investigate former President George W. Bush and members of his administration on allegations of torture, a human rights group said.

U.S., U.K. and Canada sanction Iran

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- Western allies are imposing sanctions on members of the Iranian government for human rights abuses and involvement in the nuclear sector, London said.
Iran wants George W. Bush arrested

Iran wants George W. Bush arrested

TEHRAN, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama should set an example and put his predecessor on trial, the chairman of the Iranian Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.

Iran hits Rumsfeld, others, with sanctions

TEHRAN, May 25 (UPI) -- Iranian lawmakers announced Wednesday they slapped 26 U.S. officials, including Donald Rumsfeld, with unspecified sanctions for alleged human rights violations.
Rumsfeld: WikiLeaks validate Bush decision

Rumsfeld: WikiLeaks validate Bush decision

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- Files on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees released by WikiLeaks validate George W. Bush's anti-terror policies, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said.

U.S. wants to question bin Laden's wives

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Pakistan should let U.S. authorities question Osama bin Laden's three captured wives, national security adviser Tom Donilon said Sunday.
Obama to personally thank Navy SEALs

Obama to personally thank Navy SEALs

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Fort Campbell, Ky., Friday to thank members of the Navy SEAL team who killed Osama bin Laden, the White House said.

Solutions needed for missions impossible or merely intractable

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- The United States and the Obama administration face an array of foreign policy problems that include the intractable and the seemingly impossible.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Unintended and intended consequences

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld elevated the words "known and unknown" to high art forms.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Rumsfeld: Don't send U.S. troops in Libya

Rumsfeld: Don't send U.S. troops in Libya

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said if it were up to him he would not send U.S. troops into Libya.

Lawsuit: Military allowed rape

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A lawsuit filed Tuesday by women who are serving or have served in the U.S. military charges their superiors ignored or belittled their complaints of sexual assault.
Source admits he lied about Iraqi WMD info

Source admits he lied about Iraqi WMD info

KARLSRUHE, Germany, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The man who convinced Washington that Iraq had a secret biological weapons program admitted he lied so he could help topple Saddam Hussein's regime.
Rumsfeld plans 'Letterman' visit

Rumsfeld plans 'Letterman' visit

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is to make his first visit to "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York, CBS announced.
Rumsfeld: Maybe we needed more troops

Rumsfeld: Maybe we needed more troops

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is conceding "it's possible" too few troops were sent to invade Iraq.

Bush calls off Swiss speaking engagement

CRAWFORD, Texas, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Threats of human rights demonstrations led former U.S. President George W. Bush to call off a speaking engagement in Geneva, Switzerland, organizers said.
McCain on Egypt: Strong U.S. stand needed

McCain on Egypt: Strong U.S. stand needed

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Thursday on two television shows the United States must do a better job of encouraging democracy through its foreign policy.
Rumsfeld memoir defends Iraq policy

Rumsfeld memoir defends Iraq policy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld admits he made some mistakes but maintains his defense of the invasion of Iraq in his new memoir.
Egyptian unrest: Dynasty, devolution or revolution?

Egyptian unrest: Dynasty, devolution or revolution?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Is what is happening in Egypt today, and Tunisia earlier, the harbinger of viral unrest with consequences akin to the French Revolution of 1789 or the Russian Revolution of 1917 but in real time?
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Will school reconsider honoring Rumsfeld?

Will school reconsider honoring Rumsfeld?

WINNETKA, Ill., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Illinois high school where former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is an alumnus is being asked to reconsider giving him an award, board members said.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Rumsfeld honored, Emanuel snubbed … Oswald's wooden coffin for sale … Bedbug Web site provides free services … Four show dogs stolen with van recovered … The world as we know it from UPI.
Rumsfeld honored, Emanuel snubbed

Rumsfeld honored, Emanuel snubbed

WINNETKA, Ill., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- An Illinois high school's first-ever "Hall of Honor" awards for alumni gave accolades to Donald Rumsfeld and actor Rainn Wilson but snubbed Rahm Emanuel.
Bush says he weighed dropping Cheney

Bush says he weighed dropping Cheney

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- George W. Bush considered replacing Dick Cheney in 2004 and personally approved waterboarding, he writes in his new memoir.
General says 'drumbeat' pushed Iraq war

General says 'drumbeat' pushed Iraq war

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs said Sunday that Pentagon officials pushed the Iraq war "almost to the point of insubordination."
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