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  • Gates: Netanyahu ‘ungrateful’ to Obama

    September 6, 2011 | 10:15 am

    Robert Gates, the former U.S. defense secretary, said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “ungrateful” for Obama administration assistance and gave nothing in return.

    Gates made his remarks after a tense meeting in May between Netanyahu and President Obama, Jeffrey...

  • U.S. freezes weapons shipments to Lebanon’s military

    April 4, 2011 | 3:00 pm

    The United States has frozen weapons shipments to Lebanon’s military following the collapse of the Arab country’s government in January.

    The arms freeze had been approved recently by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, but it was not announced publicly so as not to interfere with...

  • Reform wants answers on Manning’s treatment

    March 30, 2011 | 10:07 am

    The Reform movement is seeking clarification from the Pentagon on the treatment of the soldier accused in a massive leaks case.

    The letter sent Tuesday by Reform’s Religious Action Center to Defense Secretary Robert Gates noted “incomplete” reports in the media about the treatment...

  • Gates: Turmoil needs ‘bold action’ by Israel, Palestinians

    March 25, 2011 | 10:12 am

    The turmoil in the Middle East creates a need for “bold action” by Israel and the Palestinians toward peace, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.

    “I know there may be a temptation during this time of great uncertainty in the region to be more cautious about pursuing the peace...

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrives in Israel in blast’s wake

    March 24, 2011 | 9:36 am

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrived in Israel, where he is expected to press Israel and the Palestinians to restart peace talks in the wake of increased unrest.

    Gates, who landed in Israel on Thursday morning, less than a day after a bomb attack in central Jerusalem and...