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Gates: I Was ' Strong Advocate' for Surge to End in...

Clip: 06/23/2011 | 16m 31s

In an interview Thursday with Jim Lehrer, outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates discussed President Obama's new timetable for U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, how he would define success in that war and the chances of a negotiated settlement with the Taliban plus the U.S. role in Libya and his tenure at the Pentagon.

Aired: 06/23/11

Rating: NR

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