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JAN 10, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Robert Gates: Obama Only Showed Passion For Military On Leaks, 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

WASHINGTON -- In a forthcoming memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates charges that President Barack Obama lacked passion toward the military, with two exceptions -- the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the leaking of classified information. "One quality I missed in Obama was passion, especially when it came to the two wars. In my presence, Bush--very unlike his father--was pretty unsentimental. But he was passionate about the war in Iraq; on occasion, at a Medal of Honor ceremony or the like, I would see his eyes well up with tears. I worked for Obama longer than Bush, and I ... Read More

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