US Regional Strategy and Military Operations and the Role of US Military Forces in the Gulf and US Central Command (USCENTCOM) A
April 1, 1998
USCENTCOM mission focuses on: promotion and protection of US interests, ensurance of uninterrupted access to regional resources, assistance to friendly states in providing for their own security and contributing to the collective defense, and deterence to hostile regional states.
US and USCENTCOM Strategy and Plans for Regional Warfare
USCENTCOM and its Area of Operations
USCENTCOM Mission and History