Visit RT to check all the latest news on Donald Rumsfeld, the US government official who served as Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under Gerald Ford, and again from January 2001 to December 2006 under George W Bush. Check out RT.com to find news articles and opinions on Donald Rumsfeld, who played a central role in the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq. Check out RT for news on American politics: Donald Rumsfeld was the youngest Secretary of Defense in US history and was considered the biggest hawk in President Ford’s Administration. He was sure that Iraq had an active weapons of mass destruction program, although later on no evidence was found - visit RT to read more about the impact of the US military interventions in the Middle-Eastern region. After the September 11 attacks, Donald Rumsfeld led the military planning and execution of the US invasion of Afghanistan, code-named Operation Enduring Freedom - follow RT and get updated on Afghanistan news.