“Anti-Americanism, once a staple of Mexican politics, has largely faded. The flow of migrants from Mexico to the U.S. has, more or less, abated. Economic ties have fostered greater intimacy between intelligence services and security agencies, which are today deeply enmeshed in each other’s business. While the economic benefits of nafta are less impressive than the architects of the deal promised, the geostrategic benefits of integration are far more important than anyone could have anticipated.” Mexico has been a constant rhetorical foil for the current administration. But does America have something to lose by antagonizing its neighbor to the south? In The Atlantic, Franklin Foer makes the case that the bully is underestimating the victim: Mexico’s Revenge.