The Middle East continues to dominate US security discussions. This is due to a variety of interrelated issues including transnational terrorism; energy security; the impact of globalization; and ongoing conflicts involving national, regional, and international actors. Given the increasing number of stakeholders with interests in the region, multilateral initiatives are becoming more vital to finding sustainable solutions. Stanley Foundation programming explores and recommends how multilateral approaches that engage both the public and private sectors can help move the region toward a more just, secure, and peaceful future.

Read more about the Stanley Foundation's work on the US and Middle East security.


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