Terrorism

Jens Stoltenberg and Mike Pompeo standing at one side of group, speaking closely (© Francisco Seco/AP Images)

Hailing NATO, Pompeo urges alliance to counter new threats

The secretary of state is reaffirming the U.S. commitment to a strong NATO while warning the alliance faces new threats from authoritarian regimes.
Rafida Bonya Ahmedvideo

Faces of religious persecution: Rafida Bonya Ahmed [video]

Islamic militants attacked author Rafida Bonya Ahmed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2015. She calls for mutual respect among people of different faiths.
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Pompeo: U.S. will continue to lead fight against ISIS

The U.S. will continue to lead a global coalition that has achieved major successes against ISIS and is working to prevent the terrorist group's resurgence.
Graphic with data on defeating ISIS (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS weighs next steps [infographic]

International partners are gathering in Washington on November 14 to plan for continuing counterterrorism efforts after the defeat of ISIS.
Man speaking at lectern (Dominic Aquilina/MFSA)

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.
Illustration of terrorist draining large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

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.
Iran's president raided from National Development Fund (Source: Treasury Dept.)

U.S. sanctions Iran’s central bank for terror ties [infographic]

The U.S. is increasing sanctions on Iran's regime for shifting money slated for the country's economic development to terrorism.
Image of oil barrel with downward arrow and phrase 'Economy in Iran'

Iran’s economy reeling as U.S. sanctions target regime

The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran's regime has led to plummeting oil exports and skyrocketing inflation.
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State Department honors Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Slater as first Hero of U.S....

Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.