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2014-02-11 08:27:37

Paul Brinkley's Newly Released Book, "War Front to Store Front," Highlights Struggles, Solutions to Ending America's Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and Beyond WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reporting directly to U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Paul Brinkley spent five years overseeing economic improvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, As the Pentagon's top-ranking official charged with rebuilding the economies of these two war-torn nations, along with several African countries,...

2011-07-28 15:06:00

HOUSTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert M. Gates, 22nd Secretary of Defense, former CIA Director and Deputy National Security Adviser, will share his views on global energy security during the featured luncheon address Tuesday, October 11, at Hart Energy's 2nd annual DUG(TM) Eagle Ford Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas. DUG (Developing Unconventional Gas) Eagle Ford takes place October 10-12 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. This...

2011-06-05 08:30:25

The United States and Britain on Saturday called for increased cooperation from international agencies and governing bodies against threats to cyber security after more attacks were made on government and corporate systems.US Defense Secretary Robert Gates and British Defense Secretary Liam Fox emphasized that the problem needs urgent attention during an Asia-Pacific security forum in Singapore.Liang Guanglie of China, also in attendance at the forum, denies being the source of attacks on US...

2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office. They both enjoy better than 2-to-1 favorable ratings among those who are familiar enough with them to rate them. The poll also finds that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's positive ratings have improved, but many people...

2011-04-28 14:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association offers its congratulations to CIA Director Leon E. Panetta on his nomination by President Obama to succeed Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates. "Director Panetta has a long and distinguished career as a public servant," said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. "He brings far-reaching expertise and insight to the position at a time when ongoing conflicts and budget pressures require a...

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