Stacks of former US Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates' book, "DUTY, Memoirs Of A Secretary At War", are seen in Fairfax, Virginia January 14, 2014, as it debuts at local book stores. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards
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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that Britain's defense spending cuts could limit its ability to be a full partner with the United States in military operations.British Prime Minister David Cameron rejected Gates' suggestion that spending cuts have diminished the U.K.'s presence on the world stage, calling Britain a "first-class player" when it comes to defense.He is currently promoting a book, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary of War," which questions Obama's war leadership.His remarks Thursday echoed those of Gen. Nicholas Houghton, Britain's Chief of the Defense Staff.
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