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Rumsfeld's WarThe inside  story of the war  within  the Pentagon  -- Donald  Rumsfeld's  battle  to assert  civilian   control   and  remake  the way America  fights . A joint  report  by FRONTLINE and The Washington  Post.

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Rumsfeld's War

With the United States Army deployed in a dozen hot spots around the world, on constant alert in Afghanistan, and taking casualties every day in Iraq, some current and former officers now say the army is on the verge of being "broken." They charge that the army is overstretched, demoralized, and may be unable to fight where and when the nation desires. This fall, FRONTLINE and the Washington Post join forces for an in-depth assessment of the state of the American army and the nation's military establishment. The program digs into the aggressive attempts to assert civilian control and remake the military by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his allies.

posted oct. 26, 2004

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