Secretary Rumsfeld answers a question during a press conference at the Australia-U.S. Ministerial.
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld (second from left) answers a question during a press conference at the conclusion of the Australia-U.S. Ministerial talks at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia, on July 30, 2001. Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Colin Powell (center) and U.S. Pacific Command Commander in Chief Adm. Dennis Blair (left), U.S. Navy, met with Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer and Minister of Defence Peter Reith for talks to further advance the Australia-United States alliance relationship.