I asked for a specific example, although I did get a legitimate one from another poster whom I won’t mention: mrgreen: I am looking for an example of REAL American Imperialism in the last century.
Here's a hint why you wont find one; we have the longest unprotected borders in the world with Canada and with Mexico. Obviously they, with their tiny military, feel no threat about some mythical American Imperialism.
Main Entry: imperialism im-!pir-E-u-+li-zum
Pronunciation: \ im-ˈpir-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm \
1. 1 imperial government, authority, or system
2. 2 the policy, practice, or advocacy of extending the power and dominion of a nation especially by direct territorial acquisitions or by gaining indirect control over the political or economic life of other areas broadly the extension or imposition of power, authority, or influence - union imperialism