Day: March 15, 2007

Book Review: Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy


A Rummy Way to Fight a War
A scathing look at the defense secretary who oversaw the Iraq conflict.

Reviewed by Bing West
Sunday, March 11, 2007; BW03

His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy
By Andrew Cockburn
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Andrew Cockburn opens his new book on Donald Rumsfeld by concluding that his subject was an insufferable disaster as secretary of defense, then goes on to provide dozens of anecdotes by way of proof.