Gates Visits Leaders in Saudi Arabia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Smith onboard the National Airborne Operations Center after arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks with U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Smith after arriving at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Saudi Arabian Prince Khalid bin Sultan greets U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates after arriving at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates walks with Saudi Arabian Prince Khalid bin Sultan after arriving at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Saudi Arabian Prince Khalid bin Sultan after arriving at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with Saudi Arabian Prince Khalid bin Sultan after arriving at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah receives U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, as Ambassador to the U.S. Adel Al-Jubair, center, translates at Riyadh Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD pool photo by Chip Somodevilla
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with with members of the press onboard a Dover Air Force Base C-17 Globemaster aircraft before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • The National Airborne Operations Center E-4B aircraft sits at King Khalid International Airport during its support mission for U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April. 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • A Saudi Arabian Honor Guard awaits the departure of U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison