Brief: Russian Influence in the Caribbean
With such a sensitive history, the U.S. is ever mindful when Russia engages the region.
Background: For the United States, the Caribbean Basin plays a critical role in securing maritime access that serves its commercial and defense purposes. Though Washington has been the unquestioned regional power for some time, there have been a few instances in which it has felt threatened enough to act there. (Remember the Cuban missile crisis?) […]