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Photo of Secretary Pompeo and remarks about China's predatory economic practices (© Mary Altaffer/AP Images)

Secretary Pompeo on China [infographic]

Secretary Pompeo says the U.S. has long cherished its friendship with China, but "it is no longer realistic" to ignore their fundamental differences.
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The U.S. is a popular place to invest

What draws foreign direct investment to the U.S.? A few reasons include the strong economy, the world's largest consumer market, and a talented workforce.
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U.S. approves $400M of financing for Argentina’s road network

U.S. financing is projected to improve the amount of goods flowing through Argentina, road safety, and trade with neighboring Chile.
Michael R. Pompeo waving to crowd with Italian flags (© Andrew Medichini/AP Images)

In photos: Pompeo in Europe

Secretary Pompeo is traveling in Europe the first week of October. Here are some notable quotes on religious freedom, trade and other issues.
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Why is America concerned about 5G?

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That's why it's imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.
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U.S. and Japan agree on trade terms

The United States and Japan, which together make up 30% of the world's economy, reached a preliminary trade deal at the United Nations.
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Promoting prosperity in the Indo-Pacific

What is most important to have a thriving Indo-Pacific region? Economic investment, secured waterways, and diplomatic relations.
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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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U.S. tightens sanctions’ grip on terror networks

The Trump administration is strengthening U.S. authority to target terrorist networks and their financial supporters around the world.