Donald Rumsfeld: George W. Bush Was Wrong About Iraq

The former U.S. defense secretary says that the former president was mistaken to insist on trying to “fashion a democracy in Iraq.”

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaks during a hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, in Washington, DC, March 23, 2004.

Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg

When it comes to the U.S.-led war in Iraq, hindsight continues to turn up its share of surprises. 

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