Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks during a joint press conference at Malaysia's Ministry of Defense in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Photo by: Lai Seng Sin

Defense Secretary Robert Gates speaks during a joint press conference at Malaysia's Ministry of Defense in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)