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Congress should require the president to appoint a seasoned high-level envoy who can command attention in the region and the resources the State Department and other agencies may need to contain and manage Iraq’s conflicts and resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict. This senior diplomat should provide Congress with quarterly reports outlining steps toward stabilizing the region and resolving its conflicts.
For more information about the Center for American Progress’ policies on the war in Iraq, please see:
- Strategic Reset: Reclaiming Control of U.S. Security in the Middle East
- How to Redeploy: Implementing a Responsible Drawdown of U.S. Forces from Iraq