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August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Donald Rumsfeld

Aug 29, 2013 — The former defense secretary, who led the Pentagon when the U.S. went to war with Iraq, is critical of how the current administration is handling the run-up to what are expected to be military strikes on targets in Syria.
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Sep 12, 2011 — Krugman wrote that "the memory of 9/11 has been irrevocably poisoned" by President George W. Bush and others. Rumsfeld, Bush's Defense secretary, is angry.
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Feb 14, 2011 — In an interview with NPR, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested others were more responsible for mistakes he has long been blamed for — from the failure to deploy enough U.S. troops to capture Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, to committing too few troops to Iraq.
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Feb 10, 2011 — NPR's Don Gonyea heard the terms "murderous scum" and "Cheney for president." Rumsfeld was on the public schedule; Cheney wasn't. Whenever heckling started, part of the crowd tried to shout them down with "USA! USA! USA!"
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Feb 8, 2011 — The former defense secretary says he offered to resign, and should have done so, after photos emerged of the abuses done to Iraqi prisoners by U.S. personnel at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad.
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Feb 3, 2011 — The former defense secretary tells his side of events. And he says that President George W. Bush ordered a review of plans for war with Iraq two weeks after the 9/11 attacks.
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