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Gates says U.S. needs to put its boots where its mouth is to beat IS

Former US secretary of defense Robert Gates says ... Former US secretary of defense Robert Gates says President Barack Obama’s plan to fight ... headlines, Conflict in Syria, Iraq, United States) Former US secretary of defense Robert Gates says ...

22/09/2014 - 08:18 - comment 0

Gates: US Concerned Over Turkish Shift Eastward

Turkish-Israeli relations, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday. The United States is concerned about fraying Turkish-Israeli relations, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates ... The United States is concerned about fraying Turkish-Israeli relations, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates ...

20/06/2010 - 11:12 - comment 0

Gates: accelerated Iraq withdrawal a possibility

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday ... US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday that the United States may accelerate troop ... the word, but on the whole we are quite pleased,” Gates said.   White House press secretary Robert ...

16/05/2010 - 17:46 - comment 1

Gates: No US policy to deal with Iran's nuclear plans

A memo sent by Defense Secretary Robert Gates ... A memo sent by Defense Secretary Robert Gates to the White House warned that the administration lacks ... Gates wrote the three-page memo earlier this year and it set off efforts in the Pentagon, White House ...

16/05/2010 - 16:08 - comment 0

Gates doubts deal with Iran close

US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates voiced doubt ... US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates voiced doubt Saturday that a deal with Iran on sending some ... to an agreement," Gates told reporters in Ankara. "If Iran has decided to accept the proposal ...

20/06/2010 - 11:12 - comment 0

Gates: US Army to add 22,000 soldiers in Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced a temporary US troop surge in US Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced ... Morell, spokesman for Secretary Gates, said. The recent increase, which follows a permanent increase ...

16/05/2010 - 17:47 - comment 1

Israel could strike Iran without US help: leaked cable

document published on Sunday. US Defence Secretary Robert Gates gave his assessment at a meeting ... not be successful, according to a leaked document published on Sunday.US Defence Secretary Robert Gates gave his ... Asked by Morin if Israel had the capability to strike Iran without US assistance, Gates "responded ...

Editor's Choice - 30/11/2010 - 09:22 - comment 0

Gates wants ”faster progress” in Iraq as blast kills at least 11

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates was in Iraq Thursday ... is not US Defense Secretary Robert Gates was in Iraq Thursday to warn Iraqi leaders that the American commitment to a military buildup in that country is not open-ended.   According to the AP , Gates ...

17/05/2010 - 23:28 - comment 0

Gates gets assurances from Iraqi PM over crackdown on armed groups

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has returned ... US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has returned to Washington with assurances that so far Iraqi Prime ... facilities in Basra and Tallil with Gates. Casey said he thought some of the extra troops might return home ...

18/05/2010 - 10:57 - comment 0

Eight dead in Baghdad as Gates arrives in Iraq

This incident reported as  U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in southern Iraq. Gates flew from Amman, ... forces.   While in Iraq, Gates is due to meet with political leaders, including Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Gates is also set to visit Iraq's Kurdish region.   ...

16/05/2010 - 17:46 - comment 0