Military men in a speedboat (Luis Valladares/U.S. Embassy Guatemala)

U.S. promotes security with Central American partners

Admiral Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Central America recently to highlight U.S. security partnerships in the region.
Tamila Tasheva in front of whiteboard and table (Courtesy of Tamila Tasheva)

Crimean Tatar: ‘I want my people to feel safe’

Tamila Tasheva wants the world to keep talking about the conflict in Ukraine so that future violations of the international order don't become commonplace.
Mike Pompeo speaking at lectern (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

‘Brazen’ Russian violation prompts U.S. pullout from nuclear forces treaty

The U.S. is suspending its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and will withdraw in six months because of Russia's violation.
Rescue workers searching for survivors in rubble of an earthquake (© Rafael S. Fabres/Getty Images)

U.S. offers support to Mexicans after earthquake

President Trump, the first lady and members of the administration offered support and condolences after a powerful earthquake struck Mexico City.
Man holding up crutches, surrounded by people clapping for him (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President spotlights defector’s saga as evidence of Pyongyang regime’s cruelty

President Trump put a human face to the terror that North Korea imposes on its people by saluting Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector.
Landscape in Wadi Rum, Jordan (© Jeremy Horner/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Hollywood finds a partner in Jordan

To many, Jordan has become the Hollywood of the Middle East, with an award-winning film commission and a number of recent hit films shot there.
Mike Pompeo talking with Sultan Qaboos (© Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP Images)

Secretary Pompeo in the Middle East

Secretary of State is on a nine-nation Middle East trip, assuring allies of the U.S. commitment to stopping terrorism and countering Iran.
Head of an ancient Persian soldier carved into limestone (Manhattan District Attorney's Office)

U.S. judge orders return of Persian antiquity to Iran

An ancient Persian artifact stolen decades ago will soon be headed home. Learn how, and why, the U.S. combats art smuggling and repatriates stolen cultural property.

Obama’s remarks at joint press conference with President Xi

The United States welcomes the rise of a China that is peaceful, stable and prosperous, and a responsible player in global affairs, President Obama says.