Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and Michael R. Pompeo at lecterns (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

U.S. deepens ties with allies in the Gulf

Strategic dialogues with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar built on the United States' existing relationship with Gulf partners.
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U.S. urges partners to counter China’s foreign meddling

The Chinese Communist Party is threatening free and open societies worldwide. Learn more about the regime's coercive activities.
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Preserving an invaluable monastery in Georgia

The U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation is providing more than $600,000 for the preservation of Jvari Monastery's major church.
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U.S. partnerships bolster Indo-Pacific prosperity

The United States is advancing partnerships in the Indo-Pacific that will help boost prosperity as the region recovers from COVID-19.
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Geographer for diplomats: Maps matter

Lee Schwartz, the State Department's geographer, approves all government maps to ensure they conform with U.S. policy. Read about the role of these maps.
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A trans-Atlantic awakening to the China challenge

The United States and the European Union are working together to support democratic values and combat the Chinese Communist Party's aggressive behavior.
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U.S., allies pledge to cooperate in space exploration

The U.S. and several allies signed the Artemis Accords to ensure the peaceful exploration of space. Learn more about plans for future missions.
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Iran’s war on diplomats

Forty-one years after the Iran hostage crisis, the Iranian regime is still arresting and plotting to harm diplomats. See what it has been up to.
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U.S. supports Indo-Pacific partners in COVID-19 fight

The United States is working with India and Bangladesh to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific and fight the new coronavirus.