U.S. Defense Secretary Gates speaks to reporters during an in-flight briefing shortly after departure from Manama, on his way back to the U.S.

 
U.S. Defense Secretary Gates speaks to reporters during an in-flight briefing shortly after departure from Manama, on his way back to the U.S.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates (2nd L) speaks to reporters during an in-flight briefing shortly after departure from Manama, March 12, 2011, on his way back to the U.S. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool ( - Tags: POLITICS)