Spheres of Influence
Historically Referenced – An area under the economic and military control of one imperial power.
E. Europe, N. Korea, Cuba, and Vietnam were under the SOI of the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
NATO vs. Warsaw Pact,
Vietnam and SE Asia in the 1960’s
We see these spheres take hold in the headlines—
ISIS vs. everyone else
Gangs exercise Spheres of Influence for positive and negative influence
There are positive and negative gangs.
The Positive – church, family, scouts, rotary.
Overlapping positive spheres of influence expedite economic development