Rumsfeld Expected to Make Stability Ops Oversight Decision Within Weeks

By Sebastian Sprenger / October 25, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is expected to decide, within the next few weeks, which Defense Department outfit will be in charge of overseeing future stability operations. Several defense officials surveyed this week say he could keep this responsibility within the Office of the Secretary of Defense rather than name the Army the executive agent for the mission. However, the Army remains interested in landing the executive agent job, sources tell . DOD has been widely criticized for being unprepared...

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