Vietnam) but now include vast networks of peoples bound by religion and ethnicity stretched across the globe. Writing on the Middle East, he identified different security needs for specific areas, as well as the US interest in security in those areas. (1840) and System of Economic Contradictions; or, The Philosophy of Poverty (1846) established him as one of the leading theoreticians of socialism, a term that in the early 19th century embraced a wide spectrum of attitudes. In the Persian Gulf, the US must deal with the strategic importance of a region whose petroleum and growing gas exports fuel key elements of the global economy. Counterinsurgency edit See also: Counter-insurgency and Foreign internal defense Before one counters an insurgency, however, one must understand what one is countering. An apathetic or hostile population makes life difficult for guerrilleros and strenuous attempts are usually made to gain their support.
The result was the most sophisticated exposition to date of anarchist ideas in the United States. Strike one against the current definition of insurgency. Americans experienced this in Vietnam and during the US Iraqi Freedom invasion and occupation, where shortages of Arabic speaking interpreters and translators hindered both civil and military operations. May Day international workers daywas directly inspired by the Haymarket affair, and anarchists such as Goldman, Berkman, and Voltairine de Cleyre, as well as socialist Eugene. Anarchism in the Americas In the United States, a native and mainly nonviolent tradition of anarchism developed during the 19th century in the writings of Henry David Thoreau, Josiah Warren, Lysander Spooner, Joseph Labadie, and above all Benjamin Tucker.