The 2019 Flintlock counterterrorism exercise, sponsored by the U.S., is taking place in Burkina Faso with partner countries from Africa and elsewhere.
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.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with Indian leaders to strengthen the U.S.-India partnership and advance security in the Indo-Pacific region.
Strategic dialogues with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar built on the United States' existing relationship with Gulf partners.
The United States will no longer grant any exemptions to sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil. Current exemptions will end on May 2.
The U.S. peace agreement with the Taliban in February cleared the way for current talks in Afghanistan toward a lasting peace in the country.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with key NATO and European allies in Brussels on May 13 to discuss shared security concerns about Iran.
U.S. Navy veteran Michael White has returned home after nearly two years wrongfully detained in Iran. Learn more about recently released U.S. citizens.
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.