FILE - In this June 10, 2011, file photo then U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, and former NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer take part in the Security and Defense Agenda meeting in... more 
FILE - In this June 10, 2011, file photo then U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, and former NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer take part in the Security and Defense Agenda meeting in Brussels. During his final policy speech there as Pentagon Chief, Gates questioned the viability of NATO, saying its members' penny-pinching and lack of political will could hasten the end of U.S. support. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jason Reed, Pool
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