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Pompeo: Beijing is undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy

Learn what Secretary of State Michael Pompeo means when he says Hong Kong no longer maintains its high degree of autonomy from China.
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Iranian regime official authorized police to kill protesters

The U.S. sanctioned Iran's interior minister for allowing police to kill protesters. Learn more about the regime's violence against its own citizens.
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U.S. leads global health response

The U.S. government has provided $10 billion in support of coronavirus relief efforts, and the American people have added another $4.3 billion in donations.
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Taiwan’s TSMC to build $12 billion semiconductor plant in U.S.

Learn what a new $12 billion semiconductor factory means for the United States and how it will help U.S. national security.
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How to prevent another failure of democracy in Venezuela

On May 20, 2018, Nicolás Maduro rigged Venezuela's presidential election and has remained in power ever since. Learn how the election was manipulated.
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Iranian regime’s history of provocations continues

Iran's regime continued its pattern of aggression over the past year. Learn more about the regime's recent attacks on shipping and the global economy.
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Defending America’s cyberfrontier with a 5G ‘clean path’

As countries adopt 5G, learn what the United States is doing to protect its diplomatic systems from untrustworthy telecom companies.
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Pompeo: End wildlife trafficking and save lives

Secretary Pompeo called for the closing of wildlife markets that sell wild animals and have been linked to COVID-19 and other diseases.
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Restoring free and fair elections in Venezuela

The United States released a new framework for democracy in Venezuela with the possibility of lifting sanctions once progress toward full democracy is made.