Dr. Robert Gates

Dr. Robert Gates

Secretary of Defense (2006 - 2011)

Part 1

Dr. Robert Gates joined the World Affairs Council to celebrate education and sat for a Global IQ Minute Interview with Council President Jim Falk. Our two-part Global IQ opens with a brief praise of education by Dr. Gates, whose career includes service as Secretary of Defense and CIA Director. He then delves into such topics as Rex Tillerson’s challenges as Secretary of State, the American relationship with Russia and his advice for President Trump.

Part 2

This portion of Dr. Robert Gates’ Global IQ session with Jim Falk includes his declaration that dropping out of the Trans Pacific Partnership has “yielded home-field advantage” to the Chinese, that “this guy” who leads North Korea is a “gigantic challenge” and that U.S. budgeting faces “complete chaos.”

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