Robert Gates
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"Robert Michael Gates" is an American statesman and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. Gates served for 26 years in the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States National Security Council/National Security Council, and under President George H. W. Bush was Director of Central Intelligence. Gates was also an officer in the United States Air Force and during the early part of his military career, he was recruited by the CIA. After leaving the CIA, Gates became president of Texas A&M University and was a member of several corporate boards. Gates served as a member of the Iraq Study Group, the bipartisan commission co-chaired by James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton, that studied the lessons of the Iraq War.

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With all the new licenses FERC has given out over the past 15 years, there's been more attention being paid to things like recreation and the environment.

Not only is it collaborative in writing the plan, we want a partnership in the futures to implement it and bring it into the future.

Data-based issues, like mapping, tend to fall by the wayside when there is a crunch on resources.

The only way I could justify it to myself was to do everything in our power to encourage fans to stay off the roads if they don't live in Bryan-College Station. Frankly, as far as I'm concerned, the lower the attendance the better.

They only have a right to pass back and forth.

It really was a close call.

It's an overlay of zoning.

I made the comment that this isn't the 60s and 70s. The universities want to be helpful. We understand the threats to the country and, unlike in the past, there is a real opportunity for cooperation that is beneficial to both sides.