U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaks to media aboard a plane bound for Oman.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (L) is greeted by Sultan's Army Chief of Staff General Nabhani upon arrival in Muscat, Oman August 10, 2004. Rumsfeld is on a weeklong multi-nation overseas trip. Reporters traveling with him were not permitted to identify the specific countries that Rumsfeld will visit for security reasons. REUTERS/Shaun Heasley/POOL SH/PR/GN