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Gates Stands By Memoir As 'Honest Account'

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he doesn't regret anything he wrote in his controversial new book and calls the memoir ...

Sam Stein

House Dems Practically Giddy Over Gates' Portrayal Of Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' much discussed -- but not yet released -- memoir has caused a stir over the broadsides he levels ...

Luke Johnson

Gates Levels Harsh Charge At Obama In New Memoir | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a forthcoming memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates charges that President Barack Obama lacked passion toward the military...

Luke Johnson

How Gates' Memoir Could Help Obama | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' upcoming memoir has all the makings of a Washington bombshell book. It has dominated cable new...

Former Defense Secretary Issues Criticism Of Obama In New Memoir

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In a new memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates claims that President Barack Obama had doubts about his own strategy in the war in Afghanist...

A Progressive Case for Gates

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bergmann

In keeping Gates, Obama is actually indicating that he is very serious about instituting significant reform of the Pentagon.

Afghan Strategy Poses Stiff Challenge For Obama

New York Times | MICHAEL R. GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON - One of the most difficult challenges President-elect Barack Obama's national security team faces is Mr. Obama's vow to send thousands of ...

Sam Stein

Obama's Foreign Policy Team Earns High Praise, But Concern About Clintons | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President-elect Barack Obama set to announce his foreign policy team on Monday, the names expected to fill out the squad were widely praised on t...

Robert Gates: Obama's Defense Secretary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Check back for updates. For the latest on President-elect Barack Obama's cabinet picks, check out HuffPost's Obama Cabinet Big News Page*** ***U...