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British cuts limiting military partnership with US: Gates

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 03:06

Britain`s military cuts mean it will no longer be a full partner alongside United States forces, former US defence secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday.

US averted South Korea air strike on North, says Robert Gates

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 09:12

South Korea declined to comment Wednesday on revelations that the United States talked it down from launching a retaliatory air strike on North Korea in 2010.

Obama defends his Afghan strategy

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 08:18

Barack Obama defended his war strategy and said he had faith in Afghan mission, after US president`s commitment to Afghanistan war was criticised by former Defence Secretary Robert Gates in his book.

Gates says Obama`s critics have `hijacked` his memoir

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 05:26

Former US defense secretary Robert Gates insisted on Monday his new memoir is "even-handed" and accused opponents of President Barack Obama of misrepresenting it to score political points.

Pakistan not an ally of US: Robert Gates

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:39

Robert Gates, the former US Defence Secretary who was the strongest supporter of Pakistan, believes that Islamabad is not an ally of America and it will not give up its policy of supporting terrorists.

Obama didn`t believe his own war strategy: Ex-US Def Secy Robert Gates

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 19:16

Former defense secretary Robert Gates has delivered a scathing critique of President Barack Obama`s handling of the war in Afghanistan in a revealing new memoir, US media reported.

Former US Defence Secretary Gates criticises Obama in memoir

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 06:05

US President Barack Obama lacked belief in his administration`s policy toward the war in Afghanistan and was skeptical it would even succeed, his former defense secretary, Robert Gates, writes in a memoir to be published next week.

Robert Gates supports use of drones

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 22:31

Former US defence secretary Robert Gates, who served both the Bush Administration and the Obama Administration, has strongly supported the use of drones.

`Obama rolled dice with order to kill bin Laden`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 13:20

Former US defence secretary Robert Gates said Barack Obama had virtually no concrete proof Osama bin Laden was holed up in a Pak compound.

Obama honours Robert Gates with "Freedom of Medal"

Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 22:48

Barack Obama bestowed the "Medal of Freedom" to the outgoing Defence Secretary Robert Gates.

Obama weighed risks for Afghan plan: Gates

Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 14:10

The debate over the initial Afghan drawdown has highlighted rifts between White House and Pentagon.

`Waning public support shaped US drawdown plan`

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 08:41

US President plans to pull out 33,000 reinforcements in Afghanistan by the end of September 2012.