international cooperation

What’s really causing violent extremism?

Countering terrorism is a global issue that requires a coherent strategy. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. Secretary of State John...

Building better ties through trade

The United States is eager to improve connections among producers and consumers in the United States and East Asia to benefit all trading partners. That...

Gains against Daesh

At a meeting of Counter-ISIL Coalition members in London on January 22, Secretary of State John Kerry said international efforts at degrading Islamic State...

On Ukraine, terrorism and climate change, U.S. and EU agree

Ukraine topped the agenda in a January 21 meeting between top diplomats from the United States and the European Union. “Today, we reviewed the alarming...

Photo journey of the growing partnership between the U.S. and India

President Obama’s second visit to India signifies America’s transformational relationship with one of the world’s great civilizations. During the president’s first trip to India...
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Iran talks need more time, not more sanctions

The United States and its allies are committed to maintaining pressure on Iran as negotiations to constrain its nuclear ambitions continue, top U.S. officials...

A defining partnership: U.S. and Indian economies draw closer

As Indian businesses increasingly look to the U.S. market for expansion opportunities and U.S. companies consider more investments in India, the two countries are...

Havana talks begin

The change occurring in U.S. policy toward Cuba stands for democratic values “and extends the hand of friendship to the Cuban people,” President Obama...

Five years ago: Devastation in Haiti. Today: Long-term development.

When Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010, the country was already considered the poorest country in the Western...