Wednesday, I spoke with Defense Secretary Robert Gates in an exclusive conversation that aired Wednesday on PBS. I asked Secretary Gates about a number of pressing issues including the recent increase of violence in Iraq, the president's decision to set a withdrawal date for most American combat forces and the notion that we are not winning in Afghanistan.
I also asked him about the lessons learned from President Bush's notion of "shock and awe."
Here's a clip:
Watch my full interview with Secretary Gates here.