Sunday, February 10, 2008

Profile of Bob Gates

Fred Kaplan offers a good glimpse of the man who succeeeded Donald Rumsfeld. My view is that Gates is a sensible realist who appreciates the limitations of U.S. military power. He has also thought carefully about the U.S. and its relationship with Iran. I find it notable that he pushed for the public release of the recent NIE on Iran and its nuclear program.

Robert Gates - Defense Secretary - International Relations - Politics - Iraq - Iran - New York Times

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