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PBS NewsHour | Gates: I Was ' Strong Advocate' for Surge to End in Summer 2012 | PBS

Duration: 16:31
Program: PBS NewsHour #10056
Broadcast Date: Jun. 23, 2011

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.

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Post Date: June 24, 2011