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Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American intelligence analyst and university president who served as the 22nd United States secretary of defense from 2006 to 2011. He was originally appointed by president George W. Bush and was retained for service by President Barack Obama.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen, inset, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Gates said on Sunday that Putin believes that it is "his destiny" to rebuild the Russian Empire.
Robert Gates, the former defense secretary under President Obama, seemed to reiterate in an interview that aired Sunday night that he believes President Biden has been wrong on nearly every major...
Gates, who was the Defense secretary between 2006 and 2011 under both former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama, also said on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that his ...
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says President Vladimir Putin believes it's "his destiny" to recreate the Russian empire and thinks time is on his side. Jan. 29, 2023.
Robert M. Gates, in full Robert Michael Gates, (born September 25, 1943, Wichita, Kansas, U.S.), U.S. government official who served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA; 1991–93) under Pres. George H.W. Bush and as secretary of defense (2006–11) in the administrations of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
Dr. Gates served as Director of Central Intelligence from 1991 until 1993. He is the only career officer in CIA's history to rise from entry-level employee to Director.
ROBERT GATES: I think the administration was slow to come to Ukraine's help last year. I think we could have sent weapons sooner and more of the kind of weapons we're- we're sending now.
Robert Gates, who oversaw the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2006 to 2011, told us President Trump failed to plan properly for the evacuation of Afghans who had helped the U.S. fight the Taliban.
Former U.S. secretary of defense Robert M. Gates says the Republican Party is becoming more blue collar while the Democratic Part become a party of the suburbs and urban areas.