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"During President Reagan's second term, Gates and

Webb


clashed as colleagues. Webb as secretary of the Navy objected to plans by Gates, then deputy national security adviser, for U.S. warships to protect oil platforms in the Persian Gulf. The hot-tempered Webb made clear his irritation with the soft-spoken Gates."



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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the United States experienced the same "problems" with Qatar a decade ago that its Gulf neighbors are going through now. The most powerful countries in the region began an economic blockade of Qatar, who they accuse of sponsoring ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday called for legislation offering a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants who are serving or have served in the military, arguing that such a bill is not only in line with the nation's values but also with its military priorities. “All of those ...

As defense secretary, Gates had overseen the end of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding gays in the military. In his first speech as Scouting president, Gates told BSA leaders that had he been with the organization during the 2013 vote allowing openly gay youth, he would have pushed for gay adults ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy is inconsistent and overconfident. "He seems to think that he has all the answers and that he doesn't need any advice from staff or anybody else," Gates, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he felt President Obama “double-crossed” him during his tenure over budget cuts to the Pentagon. In a Fox News report Friday that explored the president's approach to the military, Gates said Obama had promised him that there wouldn't be any “significant ...
No nation dares to attack us or our allies because they know that's the path to ruin." But according to former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates, who served under both Obama and George W. Bush, there is one overwhelmingly large problem looming over the US military, and there is no simple solution.

With Iraq in a profound downward spiral (and many believing that Afghanistan could be next), the legacy of Robert M. Gates, who served so influentially as Secretary of Defense during the crucial years 2007-2011, deserves critical examination. The place to start is Gate's recently published book, Duty: ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he considers Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked information about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs, a “traitor” who did not work within the carefully constructed system to correct perceived ...
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the United States experienced the same "problems" with Qatar a decade ago that its Gulf neighbors are going through now. The most powerful countries in the region began an economic blockade of Qatar, who they accuse of sponsoring ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday called for legislation offering a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants who are serving or have served in the military, arguing that such a bill is not only in line with the nation's values but also with its military priorities. “All of those ...
When Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks Tuesday at Global Samaritan Resources' Benefit Dinner at the Abilene Convention Center, he'll bring ... Prior to becoming defense secretary, Gates was president of Texas A&M University, the nation's seventh largest university, beginning Aug.
In an exclusive interview on the margins of the Yalta European Strategy forum in Kyiv, Ukraine, Former US Defense Secretary Gates suggested Washington ... consider a carrot-and-stick approach to get North Korea to curb its nuclear programme, Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Euronews.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy is inconsistent and overconfident. "He seems to think that he has all the answers and that he doesn't need any advice from staff or anybody else," Gates, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he felt President Obama “double-crossed” him during his tenure over budget cuts to the Pentagon. In a Fox News report Friday that explored the president's approach to the military, Gates said Obama had promised him that there wouldn't be any “significant ...
No nation dares to attack us or our allies because they know that's the path to ruin." But according to former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates, who served under both Obama and George W. Bush, there is one overwhelmingly large problem looming over the US military, and there is no simple solution.
With Iraq in a profound downward spiral (and many believing that Afghanistan could be next), the legacy of Robert M. Gates, who served so influentially as Secretary of Defense during the crucial years 2007-2011, deserves critical examination. The place to start is Gate's recently published book, Duty: ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he considers Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked information about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs, a “traitor” who did not work within the carefully constructed system to correct perceived ...

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the United States experienced the same "problems" with Qatar a decade ago that its Gulf neighbors are going through now. The most powerful countries in the region began an economic blockade of Qatar, who they accuse of sponsoring ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday called for legislation offering a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented ...
When Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks ... Prior to becoming defense secretary, Gates was president of Texas A&M ...
In an exclusive interview on the margins of the Yalta European Strategy forum in Kyiv, Ukraine, Former US Defense Secretary Gates suggested ...
Washington (CNN) Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Sunday defended President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, over his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Clearly the CEO of any US company that does business around the ...
... ties lampooned by SNL, former Defense Secretary Gates defends Trump's .... Despite the criticism, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates ...
Donald Trump derided former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, calling the national security official a "clown" and a "mess." The attacks came ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy is inconsistent and overconfident. "He seems to think ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he felt President Obama “double-crossed” him during his tenure over budget cuts to the ...
But according to former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates, who served under both Obama and George W. Bush, there is one ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he considers Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he considers Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked ...
Glenn Hill walks with Dr. Robert Gates before his presentation yesterday morning to the MMA cadets at Yeckel Auditorium on the MMA campus.
When Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks ... Prior to becoming defense secretary, Gates was president of Texas A&M ...
In an exclusive interview on the margins of the Yalta European Strategy forum in Kyiv, Ukraine, Former US Defense Secretary Gates suggested ...
Former FBI Director James Comey attended a matinee production of the musical Fun Home on Saturday following his abrupt firing by President ...
... ties lampooned by SNL, former Defense Secretary Gates defends Trump's ... Despite the criticism, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates ...
Donald Trump derided former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, calling the national security official a "clown" and a "mess." The attacks came ...
DALLAS (AP) — Robert Gates became the Boy Scouts of America's ... As defense secretary, Gates had overseen the end of the "don't ask, don't ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Donald Trump's approach to foreign policy is inconsistent and overconfident. "He seems to think ...
But according to former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates, who served under both Obama and George W. Bush, there is one ...
"Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," by Robert M. Gates ... of Robert M. Gates, who served so influentially as Secretary of Defense during the ...
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he considers Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked ...
The Taiwanese president told a banquet hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei last week that she wanted an "upgraded strategic relationship between our two countries," including deeper security cooperation and defense-industry ties. The ...
Every secretary of defense since Robert Gates was first appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006 has identified climate change as a national security threat.
After all, Trump's pressure on allies to increase their defense spending is part of a decades-old tradition, and comes only six years after the landmark 2011 speech by then-secretary of defense Robert Gates, who issued an identical threat, raising the ...
He has lost Donald Rumsfeld, his old friend and ally at the Pentagon, and the new defence secretary, Robert Gates, is a pragmatic career bureaucrat from the CIA.
President Trump's proposed budget includes cuts to foreign aid - a move that threatens to harm the country's "critical role in fulfilling the moral responsibility of all Americans to help those less fortunate," write Richard Stearns, president of ...
Every secretary of defense since Robert Gates was first appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006 has identified climate change as a national security threat.
The defense industry, too, has been wary of a long-term CR, if not a shutdown. Robert Rangel, Lockheed Martin's top lobbyist and the former chief of staff for then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates, said he has seen "tremendous momentum across the board ...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis tapped Navy Rear Adm. Mathias Winter, current deputy program executive officer for the F-35 Lightning II program, for promotion to the rank of vice admiral and to take over the F-35 program office, succeeding Air Force Lt ...
Philippone didn't think there was any doubt that it would work, or any reason that the Army should doubt it, because he had already sold that platform to smaller Defense Department units operating in Iraq and Afghanistan, and he had been told by ...
AIA supports raising the base defense budget to at least $640 billion in FY2018, as proposed by then-Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in his FY2012 defense budget plan, and by both Sen. John McCain · John McCainSenate about to enter 'nuclear option' ...


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