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Key insights developed from the issues discussed at the 2010 Western Hemisphere Security Colloquium include: • The need to advance regional understanding of the contemporary security partnership situation in the Hemisphere: An educational and conceptual requirement; • The need to foster a broader partnership focus on the disaster relief issue: An educational, conceptual, and organizational requirement; and • The need to build multilateral mechanisms and processes to address the contemporary security partnership situation: An educational and organizational requirement. • Recommendation: USSOUTHCOM take the lead in developing a multilateral regional security action plan to begin a viable long-term regional partnership effort in the Hemisphere.