international security

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Vice President Pence: Time for a U.S. Space Force

Vice President Pence championed the creation of a U.S. Space Force — a new branch of the U.S. military — to protect global communication, navigation and other systems.
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Pompeo outlines Indo-Pacific security initiatives

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $300 million in new funding for security initiatives in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Pompeo outlines U.S. vision for free, open Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a free and open Indo-Pacific is vital to prosperity in the region and international peace efforts, and U.S. businesses have an important role to play.
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‘Shipriders’ partner with U.S. to secure Pacific waters

Through 'shiprider' agreements, Pacific island nations can combat illegal fishing, drug smuggling and human trafficking with help from U.S. ships.
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Iran’s history of terrorism in Europe [video]

Check out this video to learn more about Iran-sponsored attacks in Europe over the years.
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Secretary Pompeo affirms U.S. support for Iranian people

In a speech to an audience of Iranian Americans in California, Secretary of State Pompeo says the American people stand with the people of Iran, who want jobs, reform and opportunity.
Mike Pompeo and António Guterres shaking hands in front of blue flags (© Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Pompeo at U.N.: ‘The countries of the Security Council are united’...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley highlighted the success of sanctions against North Korea and called for their strict enforcement in meetings at the U.N.
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NATO allies boost defense spending, emerge united from summit

President Trump called NATO "very powerful" and "very strong" after a summit where allies agreed to shoulder more of the collective defense burden.
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U.S. Coast Guard shares maritime treasure in Caribbean

The tall-sail ship Eagle serves a dual purpose for the U.S. Coast Guard, training its recruits in traditional sailing skills and representing the U.S. as a floating ambassador.