In fact, there's a subset of neocons who believe that given our unparalleled power, empire is our destiny and we might as well embrace it.
Consequently, Britain had secured for herself a vast colonial empire whereas Germany had very little.
He is one of the most powerful men on Earth, with a global information empire , News Corporation, that grabs the attention of two-thirds of the world's population.
The Mughal empire had disintegrated and was being replaced by a variety of regional states.
The republic has been defined by its hypocrisy as much as by its virtue - just another great power justifying empire in the name of the greater improvement of all mankind.
Under Habsburg rule, it was the fourth largest city in the Austro-Hungarian empire .
Her business empire suffered from employee dissatisfaction and manager buyouts, and indeed her entire business was almost totally lost to her on at least three occasions.
I began building my vast media empire by starting a small regional newspaper in East Texas.
More impressive still, he has built his empire with a tiny organization and very little of his own capital.
Power and empire may not be quite the same thing but the distinction between them is less apparent than policymakers in Washington affect to believe.