Large Israeli and U.S. flags hanging from building (State Dept.)

Reflections on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel...

Experience the excitement of the dedication ceremony for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel — one piece of the historic partnership between the United States and Israel.
Young woman shown from behind with hand on fencing (© structuresxx/Shutterstock)

China’s woman shortage creates an international problem

China's ratio of marriage-age men to women stands at almost 3 to 1, bidding up bride prices and fueling prostitution in neighboring countries.
Illustration of people carrying North-Korea-flag-labeled suitcases and walking on globe toward North Korea (State Dept./D. Thompson)

More countries expel North Korean diplomats

Countries around the world are expelling North Korea's ambassadors and cutting ties after its reckless nuclear provocations.
Man holding flowers and sitting in military jeep (© Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/AP Images)

America sent gear to the USSR to help win World War...

The Lend-Lease program played a big role in World War II. Learn how this U.S. program boosted a key ally, the Soviet Union, in the fight against Hitler.

Everything you wanted to know about trolls but were afraid to...

In the information age, the Internet can be a battlefield. Former Internet trolls reveal the inner workings of Russia's Internet Research Agency.
Military ships sailing in formation (DOD/U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Leon Wong)

U.S. and India: Steadfast partners

India holds more military exercises with the U.S. than any other partner. Improving this close military relationship will be on the agenda when ministers from both countries meet in New Delhi.
Children on parade float in front of Eiffel Tower replica (State Dept./D.A. Peterson

A Virginia city parades its support for NATO

The NATO Parade of Nations moves each spring through the streets not of Brussels — NATO’s headquarters — but of Norfolk, Virginia, a historic naval town.
Airplane over ocean and island (© Johnson Lai/AP Images)

The importance of the South China Sea

The South China Sea provides food and work for millions, but overfishing and territorial disputes threaten this fragile resource.
Airplanes on runways (AP Images)

3 reasons why the U.S. hasn’t restricted flights to and from...

Despite the worst Ebola outbreak in history in West Africa, U.S. officials vow to continue airline flights from West Africa. Learn three reasons why.