Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, from left, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speak at a news conference at ... more 
Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, from left, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speak at a news conference at AUSMIN 2011, a forum advancing the Australia-US alliance in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jeff Chiu
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 6:15 PM EDT