Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates quote
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, to cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Another war in the Middle East is the last thing we need and, in fact, I believe it would be disastrous on a number of levels. But the military option must be kept on the table given the destabilizing policies of the regime and the risks inherent in a future Iranian nuclear threat - either directly or through proliferation.

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