Tag Archives: Donald Rumsfeld

I Blame Post Modernism for George W Bush and Much Else

I blame post modernism for opening this particular can of solipsist worms, and then we had a post modernist President in George W Bush, and we really were screwed…him and his ‘Iraq War is just a narrative’ crap…Rumsfeld and his … Continue reading

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Finding Donald Rumsfeld’s Unknown Unknowns: Top Ten Conflict Tips

I always thought it interesting that former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld popularized the phrase the Unknown Unknowns. Unfortunately, he used it in the sense of things we couldn’t know that throw off our plans, and he used it as … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Ways to Uncover Donald Rumsfeld’s Unknown Unknowns

Though it has been cited as tortuous English language, the smartest thing that Donald Rumsfeld, the former US Secretary of Defense ever said ( and that is relevant to the realities of conflicts) was probably: There are known knowns; there … Continue reading

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