Rumsfeld speaks against the Pentagon: the day before Sept 11, 2001

Secretary of Defence Donal Rumsfeld declared war on Pentagon democracy, saying it was a threat to national security and "a matter of life and death." He announced that the Pentagon could not account for $2.3 trillion. This bold speech was quickly overshadowed and forgotten by the events of the following day.

Duration: 11:38

Posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Video tags: All News and Media, Reporting of the issues through history

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