China

Illustration of a Chinese official blacking out words on a speech balloon (State Dept./D. Thompson)

In China, you can’t say these words

The Chinese government censors newspapers, television, social media and the internet to control their citizens. Here is a list of words you can't say.
Jens Stoltenberg at lectern (© Virginia Mayo/AP Images)

NATO’s Stoltenberg: 5G security is crucial

New technologies like 5G and facial recognition will change society. But China's abuse of these technologies puts countries and people at risk.
Military members marching in formation behind U.S. flag (Dept. of Defense/E.J. Hersom)

Peace through sports at the 2019 Military World Games

Military athletes from countries around the world came together in China in October to participate in the 7th Military World Games.
Woman taking video of large crowd in arena (© Armando Franca/AP Images)

Working together for a safe 5G future

As technology changes the world, it can be used for good or ill. That's why countries need to come together around shared values for technology.
Photo of Secretary Pompeo and remarks about China's predatory economic practices (© Mary Altaffer/AP Images)

Secretary Pompeo on China [infographic]

Secretary Pompeo says the U.S. has long cherished its friendship with China, but "it is no longer realistic" to ignore their fundamental differences.
Two navy ships at sea with helicopter flying overhead (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher A. Veloicaza)

Promoting security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

The United States is an Indo-Pacfic nation, and is committed to working with partners and allies to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Telecommunication towers with blue sky and clouds (© Sattaya/Shutterstock)

5G: Who can you trust?

5G wireless will soon be everywhere, but do you trust the companies that are building the 5G networks? How can you tell they won't compromise your data?
Police officers pushing women during protest (© Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Pompeo: Attack on religious freedom anywhere is affront to freedom everywhere

U.S. leaders commemorated International Religious Freedom Day October 27 by speaking out against regimes that fail to protect this cherished human right.
Photo of Mike Pence holding microphone next to a quote about the U.S. and China (State Dept./Photo © Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

Pence: U.S., China must find ‘a peaceful and prosperous future’

From trade to human rights to ownership of international waters, the United States and China have one of the most important relationships in the world.