Department of Defense Briefing
Defense Secretary Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Mullen briefed reporters on U.S. response to the conflict in Libya between the Qadhafi regime and anti-government protesters. They said the Obama administration was looking at a full range of options, including military action, but emphasized that naval forces approaching the region were being sent for humanitarian purposes. close
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Robert "Bob" M. Gates Secretary Department of Defense
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