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Rumsfeld

A Personal Portrait

by Midge Decter

  • 400 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • U.S. Federal Government,
  • Political,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Rumsfeld, Donald,,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Government - Executive Branch,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • 1932-,
  • Biography,
  • Cabinet officers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9233389M
    ISBN 100060560916
    ISBN 109780060560911


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Philadelphia, PA (Janu ) – Marking the first stop on his highly-anticipated national book tour, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will join the National Constitution Center on Wednesday, February 9, at p.m. this is a book about leadership not politics whether you like Mr, Rumsfeld or not his life has given him a unique opportunity to provide invaluable leadership tips What other book might you compare Rumsfeld's Rules to and why.

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Rumsfeld doesn’t mention either of these meetings in his page memoir. Perhaps the most duplicitous passages in the book are those where Rumsfeld criticizes the NSC’s decision-making process.

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