How the Caribbean Faded From the Geopolitical Scene
Jul 5, 2017 | 09:15 GMT
- The Caribbean region evolved from a battleground for the great European powers to a geopolitically uneventful area within the space of four centuries.
- European dominance left the region with a hodgepodge of small, often economically unviable countries.
- The area is strategically vital to the security of the United States, but its immediate relevance to U.S. policymakers is, and will remain, low.