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Robert Gates: U.S. Lacks Policy To Curb Iran's Nuclear Drive

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A memo from Defense Secretary Robert Gates to the White House warned that the United States lacks a nimble long-term plan for deali...

Robert Gates: Iran Sanctions Should Happen In 'Weeks, Not Months'

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to see the United Nations slap sanctions on Iran in "weeks, not months." Pentagon spokesman G...

Gates' Iran Comments Undermine A President's Plans -- Again

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (IPS) - When U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates accused Iran of "subversive activity" in Latin America Tuesday, it raised the qu...

Gates: New US Carrier In Gulf A "Reminder" To Iran

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEXICO CITY — Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that sending a second U.S. aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf could serve as a "remi...

Gates Calls Planning For Iran Strike "Routine"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday characterized U.S. military planning for a strike on Iran as "routine". "I would characterize it as r...