Analysis of the Gates hearings
Broadcast: Midday, 12/05/2006, 12:19 p.m.
Robert Gates, President Bush's nominee to replace outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, faces the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday. Minnesota Public Radio has analysis while the committee breaks for lunch.
- Colin Kahl: Politicial science professor at the University of Minnesota. Kahl was in Baghdad this fall doing research for the Department of Defense.