China and Russia’s “Sphere of Influence” Fallacy
Should China have a sphere of influence? The US used to have the Monroe Doctrine, where Europeans were not allowed to interfere in North, or South America, or it would be seen as an act of war. The Obama administration has formally said the Monroe Doctrine is dead. Being truthful, since the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions the Monroe Doctrine has been unenforced by the US, Countries ally now with the US out of their self interests, the US does not force them to. The US has a strong isolationist streak, and the days of the CIA interfering with other governments as was done 30+ years ago is long gone.
The article is a good read:
China and Russia’s “Sphere of Influence” Fallacy - The American Interest