Open water (© National Geographic Creative/Alamy)

What do you know about international waters?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
Kim Jong Un and President Trump shaking hands in front of U.S. and North Korean flags (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Historic U.S.–North Korea summit

President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. Check out our coverage here.
President Trump waving from Air Force One (© AP Images)

President Trump in Asia, live

President Trump travels to East Asia November 5–14 to strengthen economic and security ties. Check here often for updates on his trip.
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What does a national security adviser do?

Ever wondered what the U.S. national security adviser actually does? Learn why a former adviser describes it as "the best foreign-policy job in government."
Smart city with smart services and icons, internet of things, networks and augmented reality concept (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson )

Why is America concerned about 5G?

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That's why it's imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.
Illustration of people carrying North-Korea-flag-labeled suitcases and walking on globe toward North Korea (State Dept./D. Thompson)

More countries expel North Korean diplomats

Countries around the world are expelling North Korea's ambassadors and cutting ties after its reckless nuclear provocations.

The tiny atom delivers big benefits in unexpected ways

Peaceful nuclear technology has been improving people’s lives for 50 years, thanks to the cooperation made possible by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Everything you wanted to know about trolls but were afraid to...

In the information age, the Internet can be a battlefield. Former Internet trolls reveal the inner workings of Russia's Internet Research Agency.
Military ships sailing in formation (DOD/U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Leon Wong)

U.S. and India: Steadfast partners

India holds more military exercises with the U.S. than any other partner. Improving this close military relationship will be on the agenda when ministers from both countries meet in New Delhi.