Robert Gates’ “Exercise In Power”: A Disingenuous Exercise in Public Relations

Robert Gates’ “Exercise In Power”: A Disingenuous Exercise in Public Relations – CounterPunch.org

Gates particularly ignores the importance of arms control as a central step toward demilitarization. He correctly deplores President Bill Clinton’s decision to abolish the United States Information Service (USIS) and weaken the Agency for International Development (AID), but ignores Clinton’s dissolution of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA).