Terrorism

Michael R. Pompeo at lectern, speaking to people at desks (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo: U.S. ‘undaunted in our pursuit of bringing terrorists to justice’

The United States released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism, which look at U.S. and international efforts to combat terrorist threats.
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Iran’s answer to inflation: Fewer zeros

Rather than address Iran's runaway inflation by redirecting the money it uses to fund terrorism, the regime chose a different approach.
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Lifting arms embargo on Iran will fuel regime’s terrorism

A U.N. arms embargo against Iran's regime will soon expire. Learn why the U.S. is seeking to extend restrictions on the leading state sponsor of terrorism.
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Iran struggles with economy broken by regime failures

The Iranian regime's mismanagement left its economy vulnerable to COVID-19. See how the regime is struggling to keep the economy afloat.
Nicolás Maduro touching stack of gold bars (© Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

Iranian regime profits from Maduro’s stolen gold

Learn how regimes in Iran and Venezuela are helping themselves, rather than their own citizens, with gold stolen from the Venezuelan people.
People wearing protective clothing carrying body wrapped in white cloth (© Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Images)

Iranian academics blame regime for COVID-19 ‘disaster’

Iranian academics say the regime allowed COVID-19 to become a "national disaster." Learn about the regime failures that allowed the disease to spread.
Trucks and military personnel in desert with military aircraft taking off overhead (U.S. Army/Private First Class Clara Soria-Hernandez)

U.S. helping African partners fight terrorism

Exercise Flintlock is part of the United States’ long-standing commitment to promoting good governance, security and economic growth in Africa.
Person with headlamp working in mine (© Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images)

Gold mining in Venezuela rampant with human rights abuses

Venezuela's gold mines are controlled by armed groups who instill fear in communities and force miners to work at gunpoint.
Illustration of ammunition belt holding bullets, with rolled currency in one pocket in place of a bullet (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Iran’s regime a threat to international financial system, group says

An international watchdog calls Iran's regime "high-risk" for terrorist financing. See how Iran's leaders flout international norms.