Origins of the American Empire: Revolution, World Wars and World Order
Global Power and Global Government: Part 2


by Andrew Gavin Marshall
Global Research, July 28, 2009


This essay is Part 2 of "Global Power and Global Government." Part 1, "The Evolution and Revolution of the Central Banking System" can be viewed here:

http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-163880-glo ... ing+system

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Russia, Oil and Revolution



By the 1870s, John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Empire had a virtual monopoly over the United States, and even many foreign countries. In 1890, the King of Holland gave his blessing for the creation of an international oil company called Royal Dutch Oil Company, which was mainly founded to refine and sell kerosene from Indonesia, a Dutch colony. Also in 1890, a British company was founded with the intended purpose of shipping oil, the Shell Transport and Trading Company, and it “began transporting Royal Dutch oil from Sumatra to destinations everywhere,