Obama on the coalition’s fight against ISIL: ‘We will succeed’

The United States and its coalition partners will defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), President Obama told a worldwide audience in...

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...

What’s really causing violent extremism?

Countering terrorism is a global issue that requires a coherent strategy. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. Secretary of State John...

Daesh is being pushed back by air, land and online as...

A global coalition of over 60 partners, including five Arab countries, continues to blunt Daesh’s momentum with airstrikes, coordinated logistical support and messaging to...

Children challenge religious extremism in interfaith film

Questions from children can be the hardest to answer ... especially if they're about religious extremism. This film submission to the 2014 60 Second International Film...

Protect what’s yours. Stop Daesh.

The United States and UNESCO are leading efforts to combat destruction by Daesh (ISIL, ISIS) of shared cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq.

Global coalition unwavering in fight against Daesh terrorists

Special presidential envoy John Allen says the international community will not waver in its collective resolve to degrade and defeat Daesh.
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Two things President Obama wants you to know about ISIL

In a televised address, President Obama made two things clear about the group that calls itself the "Islamic State": "ISIL is not 'Islamic'.  No religion...
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President Trump unveils security strategy for new era

President Trump maps out a vision that affirms that strong and sovereign states with diverse cultures are the best hope for a peaceful world.