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Travels with Gates - Defense Secretary Visits England and Russia
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates traveled to the United Kingdom and Russia to meet with senior officials in both countries and discuss defense issues.
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Gates: U.S. Prepared to Work with Russian Military
Photo - Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates gives a briefing to servicemembers at the Russian General Staff Academy in Moscow, Russia, Oct. 13, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S, Air Force Tech Sgt. Jerry MorrisonMOSCOW, Oct. 13, 2007 – The United States and Russia face some common security challenges and there are ways to cooperate in meeting those challenges, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today. Story | Photos
Russians Query Gates on Space Weapons, Arms Sales
MOSCOW, Oct. 13, 2007 – Russian officers here attending the 175 year-old Military Academy of the General Staff were poised and ready when U.S. Defense Secretary Robert. M. Gates opened the floor to questions following his nearly hour-long speech. Story | Photos
Gates Recalls Past Russian Encounters
MOSCOW, Oct. 13, 2007 – Robert M. Gates, U.S. defense secretary and former Central Intelligence Agency director, knows a lot about Russia. He has spent his entire adult life studying Russia and the Soviet Union and holds a doctorate in Russian history. Story | Photos
U.S., Russian Leaders Agree to Meet Again
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MOSCOW, Oct. 12, 2007 – U.S. and Russian foreign affairs and defense leaders made no major breakthroughs during what they’re calling their first “two-plus-two” talks on strategic security, but they agreed to meet again in Washington in six months. Story
Missile Defense Tops Agenda at Meeting
MOSCOW, Oct. 12, 2007 – U.S. plans to base missile defense radar and interceptors in Poland and the Czech Republic and Russia’s opposition to those plans were at the heart of talks between U.S. and Russian leaders. Story
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MOSCOW ARRIVAL U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, second from right, walks with U.S. Ambassador to Russia William Burns, center, shortly after his arrival in Moscow, Oct. 11, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison More Photos
Gates Arrives in Moscow to Meet with Top Leaders
Photo - U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates greets Russian President Vladimir Putin as U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice looks on in Moscow, Oct. 12, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
MOSCOW, Oct. 11, 2007 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived in Moscow to join Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in meetings with top Russian leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Anatoliy Eduardovich Serdyukov. Story

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GATES IN LONDON  U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, and British Secretary of State for Defense Desmond Browne hold a press conference in London to discuss defense issues, Oct. 11, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison More Photos
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Defense Counterparts Discuss Iraq, Afghanistan
Photo - U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and British Secretary of State for Defense Des Browne meet in London to discuss defense issues, Oct. 11, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
LONDON, Oct. 11, 2007 – The United Kingdom is a close U.S. ally that has made major contributions to operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said. “This is our fifth meeting this year, which is a sign of the close cooperation we have on security matters,” Gates said. Story
Gates Expresses Concern About Resolution's Impact
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2007 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today expressed concern over the state of U.S.-Turkey relations, a day after Congress passed a symbolic measure that considers Turkey guilty of waging a genocide campaign against Armenians in World War I. Story
Gates Travels to London, Moscow for Meetings
LONDON, Oct. 11, 2007 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived here this morning at the start of a four-day, two-country trip to meet with senior officials in London and Moscow. Story