Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, left, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a press conference with South Korean counterparts on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, in Seoul, South Korea. Mr. Gates and Mrs. Clinton are participating in talks with their Korean counter parts and South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak. (AP Photo/Mark Wilson, pool)

Photo by: Mark Wilson

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, left, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a press conference with South Korean counterparts on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, in Seoul, South Korea. Mr. Gates and Mrs. Clinton are participating in talks with their Korean counter parts and South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak. (AP Photo/Mark Wilson, pool)