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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War Summary

In his memoir called Duty, former United States Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates provides a candid look at his time serving under two Presidents who were presiding over two wars. Reflecting on his experiences at the Pentagon from 2006 until 2011, Gates provides an inside look at the decision-making process in both the Bush and Obama White Houses and the often-frustrating job of dealing with Congress, government bureaucracy, and conflicting political interests.

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