Post Politics: Robert Gates


Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Holder chides Gates for timing of memoir

Attorney general says former defense secretary should not have released book while Obama is still in office.

By Ernesto Londo o  |  07:11 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Obama, Robert Gates

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Obama praises Gates, defends administration’s approach to Afghanistan

“What’s important is that we got the policy right, but that this is hard, and it always has been,” the president said.

By Zachary A. Goldfarb and Aaron Blake  |  04:57 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Robert Gates

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 01/12/2014

Rubio, McCain: Gates should have waited to write his book

The Republican senators weigh in on the memoir that outlines harsh critiques of Obama’s leadership.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:08 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Robert Gates