‘I can’t imagine being part of a nation, part of a government…that’s being forced to dramatically scale back our engagement with the rest of the world’
Departing Defense Secy. opens up about his tenure
Our NATO allies need to start pulling their weight.
‘Many of those allies sitting on the sidelines do so not because they do not want to participate, but simply because they can’t’
Cost of war, President Karzai becoming too much of a problem
Obama increasingly concerned no good would come from it
The changes would probably take effect this summer
The Obama administration would keep U.S. troops in Iraq beyond the agreed final withdrawal date of Dec. 31, 2011
Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in the Saudi capital Wednesday for talks with King Abdullah on coping with the political upheaval sweeping the Arab world
Moderator of Fox News Channel Sunday public affairs show complains White House is playing favorites with rivals by not offering cabinet members for his program, but doing so for others
Gates tells ABC’s ‘This Week’ that he doesn’t think Libya posed an actual or imminent threat to the U.S. before military operations began
It’s good that members want to rein in spending, but they need to be careful not to make cuts that undermine our security.
Yesterday a war of words erupted between the U.S. and Britain after the U.K. government claimed Muammar Gaddafi is a legitimate target for assassination
The defense secretary arrived Friday on an unannounced visit to offer American support and to prod the king toward talks with protesters
The House has passed a yearlong CR that contains a $526 billion defense bill, $14 billion under what defense leaders say is sufficient
Any future leader who wants American land forces used in Asia or the Middle East should ‘have his head examined,’ Gates said
F-35 engine shot down in House - TheDC
GOP freshmen help kill fighter jet dual engine in House
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the Pentagon can live with a smaller budget this year than the Obama administration originally requested
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has promised to step down in 2011. But who will replace him?
Ohio Democrat Dennis Kucinich asks the Pentagon for a meeting with alleged WikiLeaker Pfc. Manning to ensure he is being treated properly