As a new world order slowly emerges in the next few decades and with natural resources depleting all over the world, I was wondering if towards the next half of this century we would see attempts made by the econo-military powers going back to colonization of resources rich but less powerful states. We already see that these days its all worked out by alliances. The battle ground is Africa these days as it is the most under developed region and has unrecovered and un-discovered resources. India and China are doing every bit to influence matters there with friendship and alliances. But then the British too came to India to trade and then ruled the country. So as the population in both india and China rising and resources depleting, but with a powerful economy to feed, will these two countries in particular look at what happened 400 years ago when europe started to colonize to gain more resources and do the same?