Dealing With a Martinet

 

Dealing With a Martinet

What happens when you do not own your job or allow others to own theirs April 18, 2006: Vol. 2, Issue No. 30 IN THE NEWS More US generals turn on Rumsfeld Two more retired US generals called overnight on Donald Rumsfeld to resign as US defence secretary, adding to a deepening rift within the Pentagon. Six generals—two of whom commanded troops in Iraq—have now called on Mr Rumsfeld to stand down over his leadership of the war. Retired Major General Charles Swannack, who led the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq, said Mr Rumsfeld, 73, had "micromanaged the generals who are leading