* Donald Rumsfeld is expected to visit Israel in the coming weeks. Rumsfeld’s visit, the first since he became U.S. defense secretary in 2001, is part of a regional tour that will include stops in Jordan and Egypt. In Israel, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Defense Minister Amir Peretz and senior defense and security officials.
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