Rumsfeld Summoning Top Brass for Unprecedented Meeting and QDR Discussion

By Jason Sherman / October 20, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld plans to summon combatant commanders from around the world back to Washington next month for an unprecedented fourth meeting this year of top civilian and military brass to discuss the final shape of the Quadrennial Defense Review, according to Pentagon officials. Rumsfeld intends to assemble his strategic planning council -- which normally meets only three times a year -- in late November to present his plan to reorder the U.S. military, including changes to weapon system...

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