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What Would You Ask Robert Gates?

Robert Gates was nominated a few weeks ago by President Bush to replace Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense. His confirmation hearings are scheduled for next week and, assuming those go well, Gates is expected to be confirmed by the Senate the following week. What would you ask Robert Gates?

Guests:

Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent for The New York Times; Co-author Cobra II, the Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq

Lieutenant General William Odom, NSA chief from 1985 to 1988; Senior fellow at the Hudson Institute

Melvin Goodman, Senior fellow at the Center for International Policy; Former CIA analyst; Worked with and under Gates at CIA; Testified against Gates in 1991 hearings

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