international security

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Shareable graphics on Iran’s instability

Download these shareable graphics from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about factors spurring instability in Iran.
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U.S. applauds Canadian lawmakers’ rebuke of Iran over terrorism  

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to follow the example of Canadian lawmakers who strongly condemned Iran for sponsoring terrorism worldwide.
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Making room for peace in the Middle East

Jason Greenblatt, assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations, recently identified “an opportunity for peace at hand” in the Middle East. Find out what he means.
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U.S.-brokered peace deals across the years

Over the past century, American presidents and secretaries of state have helped negotiate treaties to end wars in the Balkans and Sudan and moved countries from conflict to conciliation.
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Historic U.S.–North Korea summit

President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. Check out our coverage here.
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Timeline of U.S.–North Korea diplomatic history

This week’s U.S.-North Korea summit is not the first attempt to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula. Here’s a brief timeline of U.S.-North Korea diplomatic relations.
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Iran nuclear deal didn’t stop Iran’s aggression

During the time the Iran nuclear deal has been in effect, the Iranian government has forcefully continued the behavior the deal was supposed to prevent.
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Consumers ask questions about diamonds

Consumers want to make sure the diamonds they buy don't help fund armed conflict. Learn about the guidelines the diamond industry follows to ensure diamonds were mined responsibly.
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Trump, Moon meet at White House on North Korea

President Trump welcomed South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to the White House on Tuesday, May 22, to coordinate strategy on North Korea.