RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - APRIL 06: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with members of the news media on board a U.S. Air Force C-17 before departing April 6, 2011 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Gates ... more 
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - APRIL 06: U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with members of the news media on board a U.S. Air Force C-17 before departing April 6, 2011 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Gates met with King Abdullah and talked about the revolts sweeping the Middle East and North Africa, a recent $60 billion deal to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the threat of Iran in the region. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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