international security

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The Quad: Supporting democratic values in the Indo-Pacific

The U.S., Australia, India and Japan are working together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change and to advance Indo-Pacific security.
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U.S. supports ‘dynamic and growing’ Indo-Pacific partners

The United States and Indo-Pacific partners are tackling the world's most pressing problems, from COVID-19 to the climate crisis.
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Blue Angels: Celebrating 75 years of precision flying

The Blue Angels' displays of precision flying have dazzled millions worldwide. Learn more about the U.S. Navy flight squad celebrating 75 years.
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Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy: When Haiti’s earthquake struck

Four U.S. diplomats placed themselves in danger and worked long hours to assist Haitians and U.S. citizens in the wake of Haiti's 2010 earthquake.
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U.S. and EU seek to protect future innovation

The new U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council will seek to ensure that emerging technologies benefit the world rather than enable repression.
Андрес Мануэль Лопес Обрадор и Камала Харрис жестикулируют у стола с маленькими флагами США и Мексики (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

U.S. works with Mexico to strengthen border security

The United States and Mexico are working together to increase the U.S.-Mexico border's security and to deter human smugglers.
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U.S. seeks to block Chinese government surveillance

The U.S. is seeking to block funds from flowing to surveillance firms in the People's Republic of China that support the regime's Uyghur repression.
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Biden defends democratic values in talks with Russian President Putin

President Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva to discuss areas of cooperation and disagreement between the two countries.
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U.S. allies and partners confront Beijing’s challenges

Democratic nations around the world are calling on the People's Republic of China to act responsibly and respect human rights.