Latest Americas Analysis
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes shortly after liftoff on June 28. Reuters

The SpaceX Failure Is Part of Progress

The private space company's failed launch June 28 is a reminder that setbacks are a normal part of developing new programs. Read more…

U.S. Naval Update Map: July 2, 2015

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups. Read more…

Improving U.S.-Cuban Ties Create Openings in Colombia and Venezuela

Washington will have an opportunity to reassert its influence in Latin America over the next several years. Read more…