The Al-Qaida has been weakened due to heavy losses among its leadership and difficulties in sustaining its operations.
The U.S. is coordinating closely with Pakistani authorities to support rescue and relief efforts.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bomber that killed 3 people in Pakistan.
The U.S. and the countries of Central America have established the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI).
The U.S. continues to transition from a military effort led by soldiers, to a civilian effort led by U.S. diplomats, in Iraq.
U.S. military personnel recently conducted joint training exercises with Mozambique to build its peace and stability operations.
The United States is the world’s single largest financial supporter of conventional weapons destruction programs.