Danzig: Gates Would Be 'An Even Better' Defense Secretary Under Obama

By Jason Sherman / October 2, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Barack Obama's top foreign policy adviser today endorsed the possibility of asking Robert Gates to remain as defense secretary should the Democratic presidential nominee win the Nov. 4 election, a move that could give the Republican-appointed Pentagon chief more time and new leverage to carry out his vision of a U.S. military enterprise better suited to today's challenges. Richard Danzig was Navy secretary during the Clinton administration. He told defense reporters in Washington that while he has not discussed any...

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