A South Korean veteran reads a leaflet with a photo of South Korean conservative activists preparing to burn a cutout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a rally denouncing North Korea in Chunan South Korea, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Monday in South Korea on a trip to underscore Washington's firm alliance with Seoul as the two nations plan military exercises in a message of deterrence to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Photo by: Ahn Young-joon

A South Korean veteran reads a leaflet with a photo of South Korean conservative activists preparing to burn a cutout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a rally denouncing North Korea in Chunan South Korea, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Monday in South Korea on a trip to underscore Washington's firm alliance with Seoul as the two nations plan military exercises in a message of deterrence to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)