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What are some examples of Machiavellian colonialism theory being applied in the past and in the present (in the form of western intervention) [closed]

In the long term, were any of these colonization attempts successful? I have tried researching this problem but I can not appear to find any significant examples of Machiavelli and/or Realpolitik ...
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Was The Prince by Machiavelli intended as satire?

Researching Machiavelli's other works, I found online that there is a disagreement on whether The Prince was actually meant to be read as political satire. http://www2.idehist.uu.se/distans/ilmh/...
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What is Machaivelli wearing in his painting?

This may not be completely relevant to this board, but what was Machiavelli wearing in his painting? I have looked and I couldn't find anything like it. Was his black "overcoat" only around in his ...
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Colonies in Machiavelli's age

In Chapter 3 of the Prince Machiavelli offers this advice to the prince who would hold a newly acquired territory: [T]o send colonies to one or two places, which may be as keys to that state, ...