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Two Generals' View On Gates, Troop Level

As expected, Gates breezed through his confirmation hearing and won unanimous consent to send his nomination to the Senate. NPR's All Things Cons

As expected, Gates breezed through his confirmation hearing and won unanimous consent to send his nomination to the Senate.

NPR's All Things Considered:

Robert Siegel talks with retired Army Gens. Robert Scales and Barry McCaffrey. Both former officers are engaged in the current debate over Iraq, particularly with respect to U.S. troop levels.

The subject was often discussed in confirmation hearing for Robert Gates, the president's nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense. Scales and McCaffrey analyze the day's session. Click here for audiocast


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