The United States … wants to enhance its own strategic position in south-central Eurasia, much as Great Britain attempted in the late nineteenth century. This effort encompasses anti-terrorism and the pursuit of oil, but many in Washington also see it as an end in itself—as the natural behavior of a global superpower engaged in global dominance.
The Empire's New Frontiers
Michael T. Klare, a Current History contributing editor, is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the author of Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict (New York: Owl Books, 2002).
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Michael T. Klare; The Empire's New Frontiers. Current History 1 November 2003; 102 (667): 383–387. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.667.383
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