May 1, 2017
The Somalia-based Islamist insurgent group al-Shabab has proved resilient, committing brazen terrorist attacks at home and abroad, despite strategic setbacks in recent years.
April 27, 2017
Japan experienced unparalleled destruction by U.S. military forces during World War II, resulting in its complete capitulation. Washington played a decisive role in Tokyo’s postwar transition and rec…
The United States' dependence on oil has long influenced its foreign policy. This timeline traces the story of U.S. oil development.