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Luis Almagro sitting at a table (OAS/Juan Manuel Herrera)

OAS re-elects Luis Almagro, commits to democracy

The Organization of American States chose Luis Almagro again to be its leader for the next five years, signaling a commitment to a free Western Hemisphere.
Pompeo speaking to a crowd, with his image on a screen behind him (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Growing respect for Israel strengthens the Middle East

Nations in the Middle East are increasingly accepting Israel's place in the region, Secretary Pompeo says. Learn about the values the U.S. and Israel share.
Secretary Pompeo at lectern speaking to a crowd (© Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)

Pompeo: U.S. stands for religious freedom

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo says the U.S. will defend religious freedom around the world. See how the U.S. is supporting this core value.
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Eliminating economic barriers for women grows economies

More than 12 million women have been helped by the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. That number is expected to grow.
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Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia, a steady U.S. friend

Saudi Arabia was Mike Pompeo's first stop in the Middle East as secretary of state in 2018. How did the U.S.-Saudi friendship get started?
Mike Pompeo speaking at lectern (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Pompeo: U.S. is committed to a hemisphere of freedom

The secretary of state emphasized that multilateral relationships in the Americas will bring democratic change to countries oppressed by authoritarianism.
Mike Pompeo speaking on phone (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Then and now: U.S. secretaries of state reach out to the...

For many years, U.S. secretaries of state have embraced new technologies to communicate with foreign audiences, reshaping and expanding public diplomacy.
Mike Pompeo speaking with arms raised (© Jeff Chiu/AP Images)

Challenges and rewards of doing business with China

The U.S. warns companies to protect against China's intellectual property theft, which could lead to security and privacy risks as well as economic harm.
Pompeo (right) seated in a chair talking to Condoleezza Rice (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Using deterrence to make the world safer

The U.S. is seeking to deter the Iranian regime and other nations' aggression. See the steps allied nations are taking to restore deterrence.