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W&M Digest - Oct. 28

W&M Digest - Oct. 28

Former Defense Secretary speaks at W & M

William and Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke Friday afternoon to a packed Phi Beta Kappa Hall during an educational symposium.

Gates was interviewed by New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker on "Confronting Growing National Security Threats," one of three leadership discussions held over Homecoming Weekend.

Baker tapped Gates' lifetime of service to answer questions about Benghazi, Russia, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, China, Ukraine and Cuba. Gates responded about the use of email, the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, whether he is backing a...