“Our development initiatives address conditions, which left unchecked, can lead to the kind of frustration and despair that transnational criminal organizations and terrorist groups, often try to exploit."
On his recent trip to South Korea, President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in discussed joint efforts to confront the grave threat posed by North Korea's illegal nuclear weapons and missile programs.
More than ten thousand people have been killed and two million more have been displaced since Russian-led forces attempted to take over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
"Our nations share an enduring bond, but we will be facing them together, in friendship and as allies."
"The success that we’re having though, against ISIS in Syria and Iraq doesn’t mean that the struggle is over. It simply means that the struggle is entering a new stage."
It’s been 34 years since the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon.
“Regardless of how North Korea behaves or what actions it takes,” said Secretary Mattis, “we stand with the peace-loving people of the Republic of Korea, our ally that maintains stability on the peninsula and in the region.”
The U.S. and its international allies and partners are taking new steps to ensure that President Donald Trump’s “vision for a world that is secure against terrorist threats is realized."
On October 20th, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announced that the city of Raqqa has been fully liberated from ISIS occupation.
“The United States has a global interest and indeed, imperative, to help create a future where all nations can be prosperous and secure."
In a recent briefing, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan Sales announced rewards for two senior Hezbollah leaders under the State Department’s Rewards for Justice Program.
In an effort to help hundreds of thousands of displaced Iraqis return to their homes in areas liberated from ISIS, the United States is working to clear explosive hazards.