International Security

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.
People in urban area with commercial signs and security cameras (© Ng Han Guan/AP Images)

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.
Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden shaking hands (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

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.
Women and children walking past heavily damaged mosque and rubble (© Felipe Dana/AP Images)

The United States and UAE partner against ISIS propaganda

The Sawab Center, a joint U.S.-UAE social media and content creation hub, is fighting ISIS propaganda online.
Man in military uniform holding gun leading line of men approaching door on ship (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn) 

U.S. Africa Command helps partners address security, COVID-19

U.S. Africa Command is supporting African nations in countering extremist groups and fighting COVID-19. Learn about AFRICOM's many partnerships.
People clapping as U.S. flag is raised on a balcony (© Pavel Neubauer/TASR Photo)

30 years ago, a reopened consulate renewed U.S.-Slovak ties [photo gallery]

The reopening of the U.S. Consulate in Bratislava, now the U.S. Embassy, underscored America's and Slovakia's shared commitment to freedom and human rights.
Three large screens set up in elaborate hall containing screen views of leaders at virtual meeting (© Leah Millis/AP Images)

The United States is committed to promoting a prosperous Africa

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.
Antony Blinken sitting in front of flags (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Blinken: America stands for peace and cooperation

Mutual respect and collaboration are central to tackling modern challenges. Learn about Secretary Blinken's call to defend the rules-based order.