We fought a war to claim it from a colonial power.
The reality is that we are simply extending our colonial power.
A strong showing against England, its former colonial power, was the last opportunity.
Only a colonial power would think of doing such a thing.
Germany thus became the third largest colonial power in Africa.
They did not fall under colonial power until the 1920s.
It has no history of being a colonial power, nor an aggressor state.
It includes powerful countries which have been colonial powers in the past.
We are referring here to the last great colonial power on Earth.
The colonial power could also make use of the colony economically.