international cooperation

Japanese prime minister makes history in Washington

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made history on April 29 when he became the first Japanese head of state to address a joint meeting of Congress.

Protect, respect, nurture ‘One Arctic’

The whole world must protect, respect and nurture the Arctic region. “One Arctic” is the guiding theme for U.S. leadership of the Arctic Council.
Cosmic array like fireworks

Things you should know about the Hubble Space Telescope

Twenty-five years and 4.8 billion kilometers later, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) mark the anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope launch.

Uniting the world against nuclear proliferation

Now in its 45th year, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is vital to global security; the world must continue to advance global nonproliferation goals.

Fake drugs are bad news for global health

Counterfeit and substandard medicines appearing in pharmacies everywhere may reverse gains in public health. Scientists propose new solutions.

The North American bat rescue mission

Bats have an undeserved bad reputation. Now some species of these harmless, hardworking mammals are endangered. North American governments to the rescue!

U.S. honors its enduring partnership with Australia and New Zealand

The U.S., Australia and New Zealand may be separated by the world’s largest ocean, but it doesn’t stop them from partnering on global peace and security.
Green northern lights in sky over frozen Arctic waters.

The world looks north

The Arctic has enormous economic and environmental influence on the planet. So the world will be watching when the Arctic Council meets April 24–25.

Global coalition unwavering in fight against Daesh terrorists

Special presidential envoy John Allen says the international community will not waver in its collective resolve to degrade and defeat Daesh.