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US DEFENSE SECRETARY RUMSFELD SPEAKS DURING A TOWN HALL MEETING ABOARD USS ESSEX IN SINGAPORE.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaks during a town hall meeting aboard the USS Essex during a troop visit to Changi Naval Base in Singapore June 4, 2004. Rumsfeld said on Friday he regretted the surprise resignation of CIA director George Tenet, calling him "an enormously talented public servant". Tenet, who presided over intelligence lapses involving the September 11, 2001, attacks and the failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, will leave in July, the Bush administration announced on Thursday. REUTERS/Gerald Hebert/Pool HY GH/FA