Rumsfeld out, ex-CIA chief Gates in

Updated: 2006-11-09 08:26

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US President George W. Bush announces that former CIA director Robert Gates (R) will replace Donald Rumsfeld (L) as Secretary of Defense in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington November 8, 2006. Rumsfeld, the controversial face of US war policy, quit on Wednesday after Democrats rode Americans' anger and frustration over Iraq to victory in Tuesday's congressional elections. [Reuters]


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