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To reinforce the assertion that Donald H. Rumsfeld listens to military leaders, the Pentagon released a ‘‘fact sheet’’ yesterday stating that Rumsfeld had met 139 times with members of the joint staffs and 208 times with combat commanders since 2005.

Rumsfeld gets more backing over Iraq

Some in military, GOP see him as a scapegoat

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / April 17, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Supporters rallied around Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld yesterday, saying he is being made a scapegoat for the difficult situation in Iraq by retired generals who have called for his removal. (Full article: 1096 words)

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