international security

Tillerson standing at attention with a military guard (State Dept./Jorge Gomez)

Tillerson stresses partnerships in recent visit to Latin America, the Caribbean

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson focused on strengthening U.S. partnerships during his weeklong trip to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Illustration of masked man holding a plugged megaphone (State Dept./D. Thompson)

ISIS is losing on the battlefield and online

Once ISIS could spread its hate-filled messages online almost with impunity, brainwashing followers on social media. Now its propaganda machine is muzzled.
Men embracing (State Dept.)video

We are united against ISIS [video]

Defeating ISIS remains the United States’ top priority in the Middle East. See what the world is doing to defeat this terrorist group.
10 people standing by a table (© Woohae Cho/Getty Images)

Pence salutes defectors from North Korea

On the opening day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vice President Pence met with four North Korean defectors to underscore that regime's brutality.
Vice President Pence and Shinzō Abe by flags (© AP Images)

Pence: U.S. will intensify sanctions on North Korea

Vice President Pence says the U.S. will impose the toughest sanctions ever to force North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
Azadi Tower, Iranvideo

America supports the people of Iran

See what American leaders are saying about recent protests in Iran.
President Trump at lectern with Vice President Pence and Paul Ryan applauding behind him (© Win McNamee/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

President Trump projects U.S. strength at home and abroad

In his State of the Union speech, President Trump says the U.S. has stronger friendships with its allies and won't tolerate threats to its security.
Portrait of man and woman (White House)

Trump honors family of late Otto Warmbier during State of the...

President Trump says the imprisonment and death of university student Otto Warmbier shows the "depraved character of the North Korean regime."
Illustration of a terrorist draining a large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Iranian people suffer as government spends on terrorism [infographic]

People of Iran are telling their government they need better economic opportunities and more responsive governance. That's not the government's focus.