Provide Support for Collective Security Efforts in the Middle East
Part of a Series
The United States should provide additional funding and support for collective security efforts in the Middle East and Gulf region. The United States should support cooperative security measures as it resets its military presence in the Gulf region with confidence-building measures such as enhanced border security and increased communications and early warning systems to prevent 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