international cooperation

Picture this: a world that protects its wetlands

Wetlands are home to rich biodiversity and serve important ecological functions, such as absorbing floodwaters and filtering pollutants. They benefit humans, providing food, fresh...

Obama on the coalition’s fight against ISIL: ‘We will succeed’

The United States and its coalition partners will defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), President Obama told a worldwide audience in...

Biden promotes Caribbean energy security

Vice President Biden says that energy security in Caribbean and Central American nations is a significant issue for the United States and the Western...

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...