#Youth4Peace

Global youth leaders met with President Obama in New York to address the causes of extremism and to develop an action plan to combat worldwide violence.

U.S. and global coalition partners remain committed to destroying Daesh

A Pentagon official said February 3 that Daesh is at war with an international coalition dedicated to degrading and destroying the terror group’s capabilities...
Michael R. Pompeo at lectern, flanked by two others (© Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. moves to ‘snap back’ U.N. sanctions on Iranian regime

The U.S. is exercising its authority to reimpose U.N. sanctions on the Iranian regime and calling for support in addressing the regime's behavior.
Illustration of oil barrels (State Dept.)

U.S. hits Russian-Iranian oil network with sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
Women in field holding radio and metal detector (© Sean Sutton/MAG)

In photos: Yazidi women clear ISIS bombs

Yazidi women working for the Mines Advisory Group clear land mines and explosives from formerly ISIS held areas in northern Iraq.

As Daesh loses territory, U.S. and Iraqi military leaders pledge further...

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi reaffirmed their commitment to degrading and ultimately defeating Daesh.
Military man being raised into a flying helicopter (Staff Sergeant Jack Sanders/U.S. Air Force)

U.S. and Philippine militaries stand shoulder to shoulder

The U.S. and the Philippines' defense treaty dates back to 1951. Their militaries train together and the countries work closely together to fight terrorism.

U.S. honors its enduring partnership with Australia and New Zealand

The U.S., Australia and New Zealand may be separated by the world’s largest ocean, but it doesn’t stop them from partnering on global peace and security.

Secretary Kerry on Syria and countering terrorism

Kerry says if countries can marginalize the terrorists in Syria and bring that country together, they can "strike a huge blow against violent extremism."