His Rise, Fall and Catastrophic Legacy
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX8113
In 1971 President Nixon was quoted as saying that "Rumsfeld was a ruthless little bastard". In this book which traces Rumsfeld carreer form 1962 to the present day Adrew Cockburn contines on to describe him as an arrogant disaster as secretary of defense: largely due to his mishandling of the war in Iraq, the fact that it drove the Republicans from power in Congress and split the county as has not been seen since Vietnam.