The United States is linked to the countries of the Western Hemisphere by geographic proximity, shared values, and vast cultural, commercial, and demographic ties. We have a compelling national security interest in the success of stable, secure, prosperous, democratic societies throughout the Americas – and in effective partnerships with them in support of our highest global priorities.
Our main foreign policy pillars in the Americas represent the keys to building stronger partnerships with countries throughout the region and capitalizing on opportunities for our own citizens and companies. Click on each pillar and its related topics to learn more:
- Expanding Economic Opportunity and Prosperity
- Advancing Social Inclusion and Essential Social Services
- Ensuring a Secure and Democratic Future
- Supporting a Secure Energy Future
- Multilateral Engagement