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By Tumbler   January 2006

Rummy out soon

The Pentagon may be coming under new management. The buzz inside the White House is that Donald Rumsfeld is being pressed to retire with full Iraqi battle honours early in 2006, after what is assumed to be a successful outcome to the Iraqi elections of 15th December. This is more than rumour, since there is talk of two factions arguing hard about his successor. The Pentagon brass and those who know something about managing the vast and unruly Pentagon want Rummy’s deputy, Gordon England, to succeed him. Meanwhile, the political staff are urging, with Dick Cheney’s backing,…

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