This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.
Egypt is inching closer to a deal with the International Monetary Fund, but significant hurdles remain.
The effects of history and geography are visible in the country's current struggles.
The tourist industry in Cancun provides cartels a lucrative source of income.
Russian business and political leaders risk losing money from their foreign accounts.
Changes to U.S. missile shield plans in Europe address only some of Russia's concerns.
A rare Alawite defection underlines the growing strain on the al Assad clan.
The terms of a proposed bailout put Cyprus in a tough position with Russian depositors.