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Gates, Robert Michael 1943-

Overview
Works: 127 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 6,803 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Personal narratives  Maps  Conference proceedings  Directories 
Roles: Author, Speaker
Classifications: E897.4.G37, 355.6092
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Iran : time for a new approach : report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations by Council on Foreign Relations( Book )

15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past quarter century, relations between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran have been trapped by legacies of the past. The aftermath of the 1979 revolution transformed Iran from a staunch ally into one of the most intractable opponents of the United States in the region and beyond. Today, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have positioned American troops along Iran's borders, making the United States and Iran wary competitors and neighbors who nonetheless possess some overlapping interests. All of this is occurring against a backdrop of the problems posed by Iran's nuclear program and its involvement with terrorism. Clearly, contending with Iran will constitute one of the most complex and pressing challenges facing the next U.S. administration. The Council on Foreign Relations established this Independent Task Force to consider both Iran's domestic reality and its foreign policy and to examine ways the United States can foster a relationship with Iran that better protects and promotes American interests in a critical part of the world
Morris family old time music festival by Robert F Gates( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a performance of traditional Appalachian music by the Morris family at an informal festival in Ivydale, W. Va. in 1972. Includes music, dancing and mud; and shows some of the most important mountain musicians of the time
Explanatory text for Preliminary geological map of Connecticut, 1956 by John Rodgers( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the shadows : the ultimate insider's story of five presidents and how they won the Cold War by Robert Michael Gates( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on his personal experiences in the CIA and on the National Security Council staff in the White House, as well as on intimate knowledge of CIA documents and activities never before revealed, Gates tells how the Cold War was really fought. From Nixon's detente policy to Reagan's arming of the Mujahedin in their war against the Soviets in Afghanistan, he tells the true story of American policy toward the Soviet Union, placing special emphasis on the White House and the CIA
The United States intelligence community : Woodrow Wilson School undergraduate policy conference report, including comments by Robert M. Gates( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war by Robert Michael Gates( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Great speeches( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents significant speeches, each with an introduction detailing the time, place, and events surrounding it
Soviet sinology : an untapped source for Kremlin views and disputes relating to contemporary events in China by Robert Michael Gates( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building a cello with Harold( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the making of cellos and other stringed instruments by West Virginia instrument maker Harold Hayslett. Explores Harold's understanding of wood, his inventiveness, craftsmanship and thorough knowledge of instruments
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates discuss the criticism President Obama faces for his decision to use force in Libya; an exclusive interview with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN); a roundtable with Bob Woodward, Ted Koppel, Tom Ricks and Savannah Guthrie
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this episode of Meet the Press: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates discusses the planned withdrawal from Iraq and new challenges in Afghanistan and former Rep. Harold Ford Jr (D-TN), Republican strategist Mike Murphy, former Clinton White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers, and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough discuss President Obama's budget and the Republican party
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, and Senator John McCain discuss the war in Afghanistan and America's fight against terror; insights and analysis from Thomas Friedman and Bob Woodward
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Senators Patrick Leahy and Jeff Sessions discuss the retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens; Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates discuss nuclear disarmament; insights and analysis from David Brooks, David Sanger, Kathleen Parker, and Harold Ford, Jr
Buffalo Creek disaster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On February 26, 1972, the gob pile dams at Pittston's Buffalo Mining failed at Three Forks above Lorado on Buffalo Creek. A tidal wave of sludge and water swept down Buffalo Creek obliterating a 17 mile valley, killing 125 people, and leaving thousands homeless. The following day Citizens to Abolish Strip Mining flew over Buffalo Creek and Mr. Gates and others filmed the Amherstdale area and the valley. He edited this film into a 22 minute silent film with the addition of annotations
An investor's guide to China's provinces and cities by Robert Michael Gates( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quadrennial defense review report( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Department of Defense presents the September 30, 2001 "Quadrennial Defense Review Report" in PDF format. The report was completed following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. The focus of the review was to shift defense planning from a threat-based model to a capabilities-based model
Ballistic missile defense review report( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon taking office, President Obama directed a comprehensive review of U.S. ballistic missile defense (BMD) policies, strategies, plans, and programs. The United States Congress also mandated that the Department of Defense (DoD) conduct a review of ballistic missile defense strategy and policy. This report contains the findings and recommendations pursuant to this guidance. It addresses the matters of particular interest to Congress, and does so in a broad framework that reflects the President's guidance and sets out associated policy and programmatic decisions reflected in the current budget proposals. This report serves multiple purposes. It is intended to match U.S. strategies, policies, and capabilities to the requirements of the 21st-century threats facing the nation now and in the future and to inform DoD planning, programming, budgeting, and oversight. It is also intended to facilitate executive-legislative dialogue and decision making, dialogue with allies and partners, and informed public discussion of key policy choices
This is your moment inspirational commencement speeches( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features seminal commencement speeches to inspire graduates everywhere. After four(or five, or six ...) years of midterms, lectures, finals, and research papers, it is finally time for students to apply their education to a career and progress to the next chapter of life. This compilation of commencement speeches, a perfect gift for students and parents alike, will generate an optimistic outlook and fuel excitement for the future. Listen closely as each orator mines his or her past for gems of advice. From funny to sentiment, imbued with important social and cultural commentary, these timeless speeches by successful public figures will motivate alumni to move forward with zest as they enter "the real world."
İran'ın zamanı geldi by Zbigniew Brzezinski( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Turkish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gates Robert 1943-....

Gates, Robert M.

Gates, Robert M. 1943-

Robert Gates Amerikaans politicus

Robert Gates amerykański działacz państwowy

Robert Gates politicien américain

Robert Gates politico statunitense

Robert Gates US-amerikanischer Politiker

Роберт Гейтс

Роберт Майкл Гейтс

רוברט גייטס

رابرت گیتس افسر و سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

رابرٹ گیٹس

روبرت غيتس

รอเบิร์ต เกตส์

로버트 게이츠 미국의 정치인

ロバート・ゲーツ

罗伯特·盖茨

Languages
English (126)

Turkish (3)

Chinese (1)

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From the shadows : the ultimate insider's story of five presidents and how they won the Cold WarUnderstanding the new US defense policy through the speeches of Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense : speeches & remarks December 18, 2006 to February 10, 2008 as released by the US Department of DefenseThis is your moment inspirational commencement speeches