Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

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Building a Better US-Gulf Partnership

Richard LeBaron

December 2013

Atlantic Council


A new Atlantic Council issue brief, "Building a Better US-Gulf Partnership," contends that the United States and its Gulf partners must prioritize and build on their shared interests in light of ongoing erosion of ties, and a fundamental gap in expectations about the US role in the region and its commitment to security for the Gulf states.