The political history of imperialism in general

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“The Great Game:” The Comeback of Brasen Empire
By Fred Goldstein, in Workers World, 18 January 1996. The U.S. government poured trillions of dollars into the Cold War. Instead of spending the money to address social needs, the money was thrown into the Pentagon, the CIA, political subversion and economic blockade, the politics of imperialist conquest.
Internationalism versus globalisation
By Jeremy Seabrook, Third World Network Features, 8 August 1996. Globalisation has eclipsed and usurped internationalism; indeed sometimes masquerades as if it were the same thing. It is time to rescue what internationalists have always worked for from the clutches of a rapaciously expansive and ultimately, colonising, globalisation.
The great war machine
By Riccardo Petrella, Le Monde diplomatique, May 1997. To be opposed to the kind of aggressive globalisation typical of a market economy that is capitalist, liberalised, deregulated, privatised, highly technocratic and competitive does not imply opposition to other forms of government and globalisation that rely on cooperation.
Chapter One: The World Situation
PKK Party Program, [3 January 1998]. The reactionary violence of colonialism vs. the progressive violence of revolution. When the capitalist-imperialist world system had fully formed itself by the last quarter of the 19th century, no countries existed which were outside of this system. The unequal development of a handful of imperialist nations, together with the crisis of that system, led to a new comprehensive world division. Socialism and the role of the party.
The Dawn Of The Imperialist System
By Argiris Malapanis, The Militant, 9 February 1998. Addresses the question, If the Roman Empire was an imperialist power, it seems that the wars against Native Americans were a classic example of imperialism. In the Marxist sense, the term imperialism, is limited to a final stage of capitalism in which capital export is the focus.
The TNCs and arms production: Military alliances serve as enforcers of TNC domination.
By Mark Frank, CCPA Monitor, March 1998. One of the essential conditions for transnational corporations in developing their investment strategies is the assurance of political stability and security. Among the many tools at hand for TNC domination is the use of military force, either from abroad or within the country targeted for investment.