TITLE

FACT-CHECKING ROBERT GATES

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, Jeff
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Newsweek Global;2/28/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses U.S. Marine Franz Gayl's investigation into claims made by former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates about the procurement of Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles (MRAPs) for troops in the Iraq War. Topics include the allegation in Gates' book "Duty: Memoir of a Secretary at War" that he fought opposition to supply MRAPs, the policies of U.S. Senator Joe Biden on the issue, and consequences faced by Gayl for his whistle-blower actions.
ACCESSION #
94742365

 

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