Future Wars: Rare Earth Elements

Everyone from science fiction writers to military officials have planned on what future conflicts would be, looking at factors ranging from population shifts to dwindling resources. In the first in a series of articles, this will look at the potential for conflict revolving around Rare Earth Elements. To begin, Rare Earth Elements, or REE’s, are […]

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Upcoming Package Announcement!

With the current crisis brewing in Ukraine and Crimea, and this blog’s focus on North America and Europe, it only seems appropriate to cover the situation. However, with a situation of this size and the complex political and ethnic factors involved, an article wouldn’t effectively convey enough information, so I will be working on a […]

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Russian Influence In Crimea

The country of Crimea, which currently looks to rejoin the Russian Federation, is itself made up of a number of different ethnic and religious groups. For example, Crimea’s population as of 2013 was roughly below 2,000,000 people. However, this population is not made up of simply “Crimeans,” but rather Ukrainians, Russians, Crimean Tatars, and about […]

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Murder in Woolwich

On May 22nd, 2013 a British soldier in uniform was attacked outside of an army barracks in Woolwich, England. He was viciously beheaded by two males, both believed to be Muslims who shouted things associated with radical Islam. Things such as “We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you,” and “Allahu Akbar,” […]

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