U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks at the opening of the 7th annual Asia Security Summit in Singapore, May 31, 2008. The summit, also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue after the hotel where it is held, brings together defense ministers, chiefs of staff and other senior security policy-makers from more than 20 Asian nations each year to discuss regional security concerns.
Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
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