If the entire southwestern US ceded by treaty as the terms of Mexico’s surrender, or a century of…
Ron Collins

Just finished reviewing America’s war in the Philippines. Talk about American Empire. Svetlana has a great point in using the word “Stealth”. Our overseas colonies were never really seen as American colonies proper, more like puppet states. Philippines, Hawaii, Cuba, Puerto Rico….. all puppet states after we quelled the natives. Maybe if more of generals would have studied our was in the Philippines, we would have been better prepared for our future land wars in Asia?

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