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Gates Memo

Gates's Welcome Take on Iran Realities

Richard N. Haass | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard N. Haass

The Gates memo is right to focus attention on the real choices. It is ultimately Iran, far more than Afghanistan, Iraq, or even Pakistan, that is likely to prove the most significant strategic challenge for this president.

Gates on Iran: Who's Crying Now?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

Robert Gate's leaked memo expressing distress at the lack of viable options for dealing with Iran's nuclear plans is the first official admission that the Obama administration's approach has come up short. That is no great revelation.