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More Obama ‘insiders’ set to ‘tell all’ in books?

Over the next month, two of President Barack Obama's closest first-term advisers will spill insider details on the administration's handling of the early days...

Gates says his book is ‘an honest account’

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he doesn't regret anything he wrote in his controversial new book and calls the memoir "an honest account." In...

White House in damage control mode over Gates’ book

Rushing to curb political fallout, the White House pushed back Wednesday against harsh criticism in a new book by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates...

Former defense secretary backs oversight of drone strikes

Robert Gates, a former defense secretary and spymaster, is backing lawmakers' proposal to form a special court to review President Barack Obama's deadly drone...

Don’t think ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ fight is over. It’s not

Advocates of a bill that would overturn the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy say their fight for repeal this year is far from...

Gates on gay ban report leak: Who asked? Who told?

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Friday condemned the leak of a Pentagon study looking at ending a ban on gays in the US military,...

Report: Lifting gay ban won’t hurt military

A Defense Department study group has found that the United States could lift its ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military...

Gates to Congress: Repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ before new members...

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants a lame duck session of Congress to repeal the ban on gays serving openly in the military before new,...

Court ruling on gays leaves Pentagon in limbo

As the Obama administration considers appealing a judge's order to stop the law prohibiting gays from serving openly in the military, some officers and...

While politicians debate, judge acts on ‘don’t ask don’t tell’

A federal judge's ruling that the military must stop its "don't ask, don't tell" policy comes amid conflicting concerns of gays who think the...