Robert Gates

Type: Person
Name: Robert Gates (Robert Michael Gates)
Title: Secretary of Defense
Organization: Texas A&M University
Date of Birth: 1943-09-23
Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Robert Gates
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

First Colombia Gold Corp Announces $4.6m Asset Acquisition

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Colombia Gold, Corp. (OTCQB:FCGD) is pleased to announce that the company has acquired $4.6 million in hard assets from Kentucky-based SWO & ISM, LLC., Hein Oil, Co., Inc. and Hein Oil Well Services, LLC., after a series of acquisitions ... [Published Wall Street Select - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Biden: 'Gates Has Been Wrong About Everything'

While calling him "an outstanding Secretary of Defense" and "a really decent guy," Vice President Joe Biden said Robert Gates "has been wrong about everything" in an article in the latest edition of The New Yorker.The salvos escalate a war of words between ... [Published KBTX.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Joe Biden is the most interesting politician that has no chance of becoming president

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos has been working on a profile about Vice President  Biden for months, and it finally published this week -- with a big focus on the vice president's role in the Ukraine crisis. Osnos conducted many interviews with Biden -- ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hillary Clinton's Lessons in Executive Diplomacy

A host of memoirs by former Obama administration Cabinet chiefs have been arriving in bookstores, offering valuable management lessons for political appointees and career civil servants. This is the third in a series on the experiences of Treasury Secretary ... [Published Government Executive - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Business awards: Week of July 21

■ The Brick Industry Association has honored Lexington's Triangle Park as best in class in the paving and landscape architecture category in the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards. The project architect was Reese Reinhold Design, the brick manufacturer ... [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Three Lessons We Need to Heed from the Soviet Downing of KAL 007

by Walter G. Moss is a professor emeritus of history atEastern Michigan University. He is the author of A History ofRussia,  Vol.I  and  Vol.II  and is a Contributing Editor of HNN.KAL 007 passenger footwear from the crash site (Wikipedia)This past Saturday ... [Published History News Network - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

1,400 years and counting

This is how long the sectarian conflict between Sunni and Shiite Muslims has been going on and which, continues to this very day. Yet back in 2003 President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Condoleezza Rice all believed that, if with ... [Published The Manchester Journal - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The prisoner was given preferential treatment

Dear Sir,The legal staff of the Commission of Inquiry is manipulating the Commission and the Director of Prisons to keep their witness, Robert Gates, out of jail for as long as possible.Mr. Basil Williams has already questioned the continued presence ... [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: What Has Robert Gates Got to Do With Chibok?

Today is the 86th day that over 200 girls have been held by terrorists who abducted them from their school in Chibok, Borno State. Yesterday's Council of States' meeting had on top of its agenda the topic of how to bring back the girls alive. Doubtless, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

MRAPs, protecting GIs and effective procurement

What price do you put on protecting American troops in combat? Put another way, has the $45 billion to $50 billion invested in purchasing some 25,000 MRAPs — mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop-carrying vehicles — been worth it? Former Defense Secretary ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 3 reports

FIRST COLOMBIA GOLD : Inks LOI to Acquire Oil and Gas Assets

First Colombia Gold has reported it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") to acquire a nineteen and a half percent (19.5 percent) interest in three private oil companies located in south central Kentucky .According to a release, the signed LOI outlines ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

The Close Work of Diplomacy

My favorite sentence in Hillary Clinton’s very diplomatic memoir of her time as Secretary of State is: “So I sat through hours of presentations and discussions, asking questions and raising concerns.” The hours of discussions took place at a U.S.-China ... [Published Swampland - Jun 26 2014]

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...Secretary of Defence Robert Gates said: "the culture of endless money that has taken hold must be replaced by a culture of restraint." He even , threatening to cut it due to its extra complexity

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The Challenge Of Reform Conservatism, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 2 hours ago]
Everything you need to know about the F-35, Bri... [Published Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
These High-Powered Lasers Are The Future Of War... [Published Business Insider - 5 hours ago]
Clarence Parks Appointed President of First Col... [Published Business Wire Natural Resources News - 7 hours ago]
Biden: 'Gates Has Been Wrong About Everything' [Published KBTX.com - Jul 21 2014]
Joe Biden is the most interesting politician th... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
Joe Biden: Wrong Again [Published Weekly Standard - Jul 21 2014]
Obama: 2016 could be 'undignifying' [Published Politico - Jul 21 2014]
New Yorker profile: 15 Bidenisms [Published Politico - Jul 21 2014]
Hillary Clinton's Lessons in Executive Diplomacy [Published Government Executive - Jul 21 2014]
Business awards: Week of July 21 [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 21 2014]
Three Lessons We Need to Heed from the Soviet D... [Published History News Network - Jul 20 2014]
Will tragedy finally bring NATO cooperation? [Published Delaware Online - Jul 20 2014]
Hillary Clinton for president: She will win, bu... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 19 2014]
The Story of FRES – 2009 and a Return to FRES [Published Think Defence - Jul 19 2014]
Will the new Air Force bomber fly over St. Louis? [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 19 2014]
International Financial Show-Down Looming? [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 19 2014]
H-1B champ to join Obama's team [Published Pune Mirror - Jul 19 2014]
1,400 years and counting [Published The Manchester Journal - Jul 18 2014]
CCAGW Denounces Attempt to Resurrect Wasteful J... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 17 2014]
Israel and Hamas Need Each Other [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
The prisoner was given preferential treatment [Published Kaieteur News - Jul 16 2014]
National Missile Defense Technology Still Falls... [Published National Defense Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Lasers Could Become Cost Effective Missile Defe... [Published National Defense Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
When the U.S. welched on Shevardnadze [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 15 2014]
Hillary’s Candid Motto for Democratic Party: “R... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 14 2014]
Opinion: deal makes Middle East safer [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
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The Challenge Of Reform Conservatism, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 2 hours ago]
Last week, in response to me , Douthat kicked off a conversation about reform conservatives’ foreign policy views. Ross, for his part, advocates for a “kind of unifying center for conservatives weary of current binaries (Tea Party versus RINOs in ...
Clarence Parks Appointed President of First Col... [Published Business Wire Natural Resources News - 7 hours ago]
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Colombia Gold, Corp. (OTCQB:FCGD) is pleased to announce that Clarence Parks, has been appointed President of First Colombia Gold Corp. CEO Robert Gates announced today the addition of Clarence Parks as President ...
The Story of FRES – 2009 and a Return to FRES [Published Think Defence - Jul 19 2014]
in 2009 the story of FRES would advance with the launch of the Specialist Vehicles (SV) requirement, the Utility Vehicle (UV) having been swept as far under the MoD’s carpet as possible. Future Rapid Effects System (FRES) The FRES 2009 got off to a cracking ...
REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
[by  Mark Safranski , a.k.a. " zen '] American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant  by  Ann Scott Tyson   When I first posted that I had received a review copy of American Spartan from Callie ...
Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft C... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 11 2014]
The aircraft carrier inventory question has always been up for debate, but it has largely centered on the number of hulls and not the physical size of each carrier. In an age of shrinking defense budgets, smaller wars, and the Pacific Pivot, the U.S. ...
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Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates... [Published Financial Services - May 22 2014]
Robert Gates and Leon Panetta ask Congress to P... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 03 2014]
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