Change without changing : Obama's gate-keeper in defence
Date of Issue2008
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
President-elect Barack Obama's decision to keep Robert Gates as the United States Secretary of Defence sends the right message to America's partners and will benefit its military. Secretary Gates' leadership and vision will facilitate a smooth presidential transition and should allow the new president to more easily set in motion some important long-range plans.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 132/08