The Objective: Any strategy requires a clear statement of the objective to be achieved. Based on our analyses and consultations, we believe that the objective is:
To begin to change the current trajectory of the Middle East as a whole, so that over time the region can move towards a more stable and peaceful order of sovereign states. Such an order should:
offer the people of the region the prospect of a stable and prosperous future secure from both terrorist violence and government oppression;
provide inclusive, transparent, effective, non-corrupt, and accountable governance that treats people fairly and invests in their...