Terrorism

Women and children walking past heavily damaged mosque and rubble (© Felipe Dana/AP Images)

The United States and UAE partner against ISIS propaganda

The Sawab Center, a joint U.S.-UAE social media and content creation hub, is fighting ISIS propaganda online.
U.S. soldier lifting girl in air during celebration (U.S. Army/Staff Sergeant Paige Behringer)

President Biden: It’s time to bring American troops home from Afghanistan

President Biden says the U.S. will begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan on May 1, with all forces out of the country before September 11.
People wearing Red Cross emblems and cranes near rubble at blast site (© Jim Bourdier/AP Images)

The Iranian regime’s 40-year campaign of assassinations

Since the 1979 revolution Iran has plotted assassinations and bombings against diplomats and dissidents. See some of Iran's campaign of violence.
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Iran’s Khamenei funds terrorism over COVID-19 aid workers

The Iranian regime chose to spend government funding on its terrorist proxies instead of COVID-19 relief. Read more about the regime's priorities.
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European nations crack down on Iran-backed Hizballah

European nations are bolstering restrictions on Hizballah. Learn more about how countries are countering the Iran-backed terrorist organization.
Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and Michael R. Pompeo at lecterns (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

U.S. deepens ties with allies in the Gulf

Strategic dialogues with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar built on the United States' existing relationship with Gulf partners.
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Afghanistan faces historic opportunity for peace

The U.S. peace agreement with the Taliban in February cleared the way for current talks in Afghanistan toward a lasting peace in the country.
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New U.S. sanctions seek to block Iranian regime’s weapons programs

Iran's regime defies international agreements even as its neighbors advance peace deals. Learn about U.S. efforts to deter the regime's malign behavior.
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Iran nuclear deal fueled regime’s violence

Iran's regime continued to fund proxy wars, despite the 2015 nuclear deal's call for peace. Learn why the U.S. has turned to sanctions to deter aggression.