US Defense Secretary Roberts Gates, second left, walks with his Afghan counterpart Abdul Rahim Wardak, right, as Karl Eikenberry, right, the US ambassador to Kabul looks on, during their meeting in ... more 
US Defense Secretary Roberts Gates, second left, walks with his Afghan counterpart Abdul Rahim Wardak, right, as Karl Eikenberry, right, the US ambassador to Kabul looks on, during their meeting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday June 4, 2011. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates appealed for patience with an unpopular war and said Saturday it's too early to change strategies in Afghanistan or make more than modest U.S. troop withdrawals this summer. Man at left is unidentified. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By S. Sabawoon, Pool
Sat, Jun 4, 2011 3:08 PM EDT