posted on Oct, 22 2002 @ 02:16 PM
Donald Rumfeld's public image as a sharp, in-charge secretary of defense is a far cry from how he's perceived among Pentagon insiders. They describe
Rumsfeld as often abusive, indecisive and accessible only to a small 'palace guard' of loyal advisers.
WASHINGTON ó When Marine Lt. Gen. Gregory Newbold was preparing this year to leave his position as director of operations for the Joint Chiefs of
Staff, his boss, Gen. Richard Myers, nominated an Air Force officer to succeed him.
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