A situation where the military interests of a country dominate the government.
Military interests include all areas of a society that benefit economically from a strong military.
Arguments to justify a strong military
Events leading to a strong military presence in Africa.
Thomas Friedman, New York Times, 3/28/99
"For globalization to work, America can't be afraid to act like the almighty super-power that it is. The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonald_Douglas, the design of the F_15, and the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for silicon Valley is called the United States Force, Navy and Marine Corps.