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Killer Drones, Stealth Jets, Spy Planes: Bob Gates

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On his way out the door at the Pentagon, Robert Gates leveled with the military. A staggering $700 billion in defense R&D and gear since 9/11 led to only "relatively modest gains in actual military capability," Gates said on June 2. No giant robots, jet packs, or sharks with lasers.

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