international security

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Trump: Confront forces of chaos, turmoil and terror

President Trump, at the United Nations, rallies world leaders to strengthen the security of their people while confronting the extremists who threaten us.
Donald Trump speaking at lectern in front of auditorium full of people (© AP Images)

Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
Rex Tillerson at lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson in London focuses on North Korea, Libya, Iran

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits London as international leaders ratcheted up pressure on North Korea and sought peace in Libya.
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Enough is enough: The world puts North Korea on notice

North Korea has been increasing the power and range of its arsenal of missiles. Here's a look at that country's program and the world's reaction.
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Africa: A place of trusted friends and partners [video]

The U.S. remains steadfast in its commitment to Africa, a top State Department official said, laying out four important themes that will guide U.S. policy.
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U.N. approves tougher North Korea sanctions

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to add sanctions against North Korea in response to its continued nuclear weapons program.
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The president on the 9/11 anniversary: Our values endure

President Donald J. Trump made remarks at a Pentagon memorial September 11 in observance of the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S.
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In Iraq, mobile police stations protect areas liberated from ISIS

In parts of Iraq liberated from ISIS, law enforcement has a new way to get up and running quickly: mobile police stations, or "police in a box."
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The secret weapon against violent extremism: Women

See how some mothers in Belgium, Afghanistan and Kenya are playing a big part in preventing their children from being radicalized to violence.