Posted by | February 2, 2011 21:24 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Drudge Report has exclusive details on the new book by Donald Rumsfeld, Known and Unknown.

  • Rumsfeld warned in 2001 of Afghan “swamp” and “not to make a career out of transforming Afghanistan;” parts ways with neocons on use of military to spread democracy around the world
  • Lashes out at Clinton, Kerry, Biden for flip-flops on Iraq: “You wouldn’t want to be in a foxhole with them.”
  • Disputes Powell’s claim that he was “duped” by administration on Iraq WMD, says Powell was no Bush administration “maverick”
  • Bashes CNN for concealing Saddam’s crimes against humanity prior to start of war
  • Document: Rumsfeld pressed for more troops in Tora Bora to get bin Laden in 2001
  • Says biggest regret not insisting on resigning after Abu Ghraib
  • Says McCain had “hair-trigger temper” and “a propensity to shift his positions to appeal to the media”
  • Shares his side of a decades long feud with Bush 41
  • Aide tells Rumsfeld on 9/11: “You’re a son of a bitch.” Lives to tell the tale
  • Had young Geraldo Rivera arrested in 1970s student protest, when he was known as Jerry Rivers
  • Describes surprising encounter with Elvis in The King’s Las Vegas dressing room
  • Recounts weird meetings with a confused President-elect Jimmy Carter
  • Kissinger during last days of Watergate: “Rummy, we don’t even argue with Nixon anymore”
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