Taking Control of the Fight Against Terrorists: A Progressive Strategy to Protect Americans

    The Center for American Progress Action Fund, The Center for American Progress’ sister organization, released a report today detailing a progressive strategy for increasing American national security and decreasing the threat of terrorism.

    Taking Control of the Fight Against Terrorists: A Progressive Strategy to Protect Americans argues that the United States can take back control of national security with a comprehensive strategy that integrates all components of American power.

    It argues that America must:

    • Change the course in Iraq and complete the military mission at a time of our choosing
    • Restore U.S. military readiness
    • Go on the offensive against the real enemy in the right way
    • Secure nuclear materials and facilities vulnerable to terrorist groups
    • Bring terrorists to justice
    • Win the battle of ideas
    • Resolve conflicts that fuel terrorist groups
    • Support realistic political reform and economic development
    • Protect Americans at home
    • Reduce America‚Äôs dependence on foreign oil

    Read the full report: