Economic Security

This is where Iran could be today [infographic]

Compared to other countries with similar starting points 40 years ago, Iran has fallen behind, to the detriment of the Iranian people.
Row of people bagging goodsvideo

Trinidad and Tobago helps fleeing Venezuelans [video]

The United States is working with the government of Trinidad and Tobago to help the Venezuelans who have fled the corrupt regime of Nicolás Maduro.
People with upraised arms and confetti in the airvideo

Free, open Indo-Pacific benefits all nations [video]

The United States stands with the Indo-Pacific region to promote free and open enterprise and respect for national sovereignty.

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan state-owned oil company

The United States is protecting natural resources and preserving revenue for the Venezuelan people through sanctions on the state-owned oil company, PDVSA.
People lining up on the roadway with their belongings (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. supports the Venezuelan people [shareables]

These statistics show the ongoing suffering and difficulties endured by the Venezuelan people under the corrupt regime of Nicolás Maduro.
Globe showing Africa in front of blurred world map (© Shutterstock)

New U.S.-Africa strategy will yield ‘lasting stability, prosperity’

The United States announces a new approach to trade, security and aid in Africa in a speech by National Security Adviser John Bolton.
Hand reaching for a floating cube (Shutterstock)

Innovation propels U.S. economy to Number 1 ranking

The U.S. economy once again is the most competitive, thanks to the American knack for innovation and entrepreneurship, the World Economic Forum says.
Infographic comparing U.S. and Chinese business environments (State Dept./S. Wilkinson)

The effect of corruption on business

Strong laws and trustworthy institutions protect investors and businesses from corruption. That's why the different approaches of the U.S. and China matter.
Mike Pence speaking (© Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)

Pence meets with Central American leaders to address illegal immigration

The vice president spoke at the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America.