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Trump: Confront forces of chaos, turmoil and terror

President Trump, at the United Nations, rallies world leaders to strengthen the security of their people while confronting the extremists who threaten us.

A White House meeting to keep communities safe

Government officials and representatives from nongovernmental organizations from around the world will gather at the White House February 18 and 19. Their task: devise...

Iraqi-American partnership halting and reversing Daesh gains

The Iraqi-U.S. partnership is reversing Daesh's gains. As Vice President Biden said, “ISIL has been defeated at Mosul Dam, Mount Sinjar, and now Tikrit.”
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The effect of maximum pressure by U.S. on Iran’s regime [video]

U.S. sanctions have deprived Iran's regime of billions of dollars that would otherwise have been used to fund wars and sow terror in the region.

International students challenge extremism

Abeera Akhtar and her colleagues at Pakistan's Lahore University of Management Sciences started the FATE (From Apathy to Empathy) project against extremism.
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Trump to world leaders: Stop Iran from sowing chaos

At the U.N., President Trump urged world leaders to stand with the U.S. to block Iran’s actions in the Middle East and voiced optimism about North Korea.
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Stark evidence of Iranian missile threat [video]

American officials put on display recovered Iranian-made missiles as evidence of the escalating threat posed by Tehran's deadly arsenal.
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Rebuilding Mosul University library, one book at a time

Americans are donating books in a global effort led by blogger Mosul Eye to rebuild the University of Mosul's library, which was destroyed by ISIS.
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In Iraq, mobile police stations protect areas liberated from ISIS

In parts of Iraq liberated from ISIS, law enforcement has a new way to get up and running quickly: mobile police stations, or "police in a box."