General James N. Mattis, former CENTCOM commander, gives opening remarks at the Saban Center at Brookings- United States Central Command Conference held August 28-29, 2012.
Beyond the Arab Awakening: A Strategic Assessment of the Middle East
May 23, 2013,
On August 28-29, 2012, the Saban Center at Brookings and the United States Central Command brought together analysts, officers, and policymakers to discuss the new and enduring challenges facing the United States in the Middle East. These conference proceedings include summaries of the sessions and the full text of the keynote address.