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Border Battle

The Ugly Legacy of the Mexican-American War

Author: Enrique Krauze
November/December 2013
Foreign Affairs


Every country sooner or later confronts the sins of its past, though rarely all at once. In recent decades, historians of the United States have revealed and explored the sins of American imperialism, recounting in detail Washington's interventions in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. Yet they have largely overlooked American meddling in Mexico.

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