Cuba

A Splendid Little War

Roger Hudson sheds light on an 1898 image of US soldiers fighting alongside Cubans to end Spanish rule on the Caribbean island.

The Spanish-American War

During a short-lived phase of expansionism the United States wrested Cuba and the Philippines from their Spanish rulers. 

From the Archive: In a Caribbean Storm

Alex von Tunzelmann reassesses a two-part article on the troubled relationship between the United States and Cuba, published in History Today 50 years ago in the wake of the Bay of Pigs invasion.