NATO

Sauli Niinistö, Joe Biden and Magdalena Andersson walking outside White House (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Biden: U.S. welcomes Finland, Sweden’s bids to join NATO

President Biden is hailing the applications of both Finland and Sweden to join NATO, saying the countries would strengthen the alliance.
People in hazmat suits and fatigues dusting bottle for fingerprints (State Dept.)

Partnering to counter ISIS in Africa

The Coalition to Defeat ISIS is convening in Morocco in May to advance its increasing efforts to stop ISIS from making inroads in Africa.
Illustration of men in suits carrying briefcases with Russian flag design (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Countries expel Russian diplomats in protest over Ukraine

Nations are expelling Russian diplomats to protest the invasion of Ukraine. Find out which countries are taking that approach.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [February-March 2022]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
Joe Biden speaking at NATO lectern with U.S. and NATO flags at his sides (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Biden, NATO allies pledge billions in new Ukraine aid

During his first trip to Europe since Russia invaded Ukraine, President Biden unveiled actions to hold Putin accountable for war atrocities.
Vice President Harris and Polish President Andrzej Duda standing behind lecterns (© Saul Loeb/AP Images)

Vice President Harris calls U.S. commitment to NATO ‘ironclad’

Vice President Harris affirmed America's support for NATO allies on a recent trip to Poland and Romania and denounced Putin's aggression.
People standing under text that reads 'World leaders are united with Ukraine' (© AP Images)

In Putin’s own words [video]

Leaders worldwide oppose the Russian government's aggression against Ukraine. Learn what Vladimir Putin said in 2002 about the role of NATO.
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World condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

World leaders are calling for Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his invasion of Ukraine. Read their statements against the war.
Joe Biden gesturing while speaking at lectern (© Alex Brandon/AP Images)

Biden: ‘Putin has committed an assault on the very principles that...

President Biden made clear to the Russian government and the world the consequences of its "brutal assault" on Ukraine.