International Security

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U.S. and Malta join to fight financial crime

The U.S. Embassy in Malta and the country's government are fortifying financial regulations to protect against money laundering and terrorist financing.
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Pompeo: We’re doing the hard work of diplomacy

In a speech to the Heritage Foundation, the secretary underscored his commitment to work with countries to achieve successful multilateral relationships.
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Backing women’s empowerment through ‘Warsaw Process’

Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump is urging an international working group to prioritize women's rights as part of efforts to improve Mideast security.
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As Iranians suffer, the regime funds terror

Iran's regime spends billions of dollars supporting terrorism abroad while the Iranian people face a weakening economy and struggle to buy groceries.
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‘Warsaw Process’ initiative promotes stability in cyberspace

An international partnership on Middle East peace is seeking to bolster cybersecurity amid increasing threats in the region and beyond.
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Why is America concerned about 5G?

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That's why it's imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.
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U.S. and Honduras address migration challenges

The United States and Honduras have signed four arrangements over the past week to address irregular mass migration and to protect families seeking asylum.
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El Salvador and U.S. sign cooperative agreement on asylum

The United States and El Salvador signed an asylum agreement to curb human trafficking and provide a humane solution to the issue of migration.
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U.S., Rio Treaty partners tackle Maduro threat

Countries are taking collective action in response to the former Maduro regime's threat to peace and stability in Venezuela and the wider region.