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
The United States' dependence on oil has long influenced its foreign policy. This timeline traces the story of U.S. oil development.
June 20, 2017
Since Fidel Castro’s ascent to power in 1959, U.S.-Cuba ties have endured a nuclear crisis, a long U.S. economic embargo, and political hostilities. The diplomatic relationship remained frozen well b…