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 […]Read more "Upcoming Package Announcement!"
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 […]Read more "Russian Influence In Crimea"
A major component of the Cold War and the Arms Race was the use of submarines by both NATO and the Soviet Union in an attempt to gain an edge at sea, and ships on each side frequently attempted to track the other side’s submarines. However, a strange phenomena known as “Quackers” were frequently encountered […]Read more "The Elusive “Quackers”"
The third and final game in the Modern Warfare story arc, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, takes the stakes even higher than the previous two games by encompassing the entire globe in World War III. The majority of the plot revolves around the European theater of operations, as the main event is a Russian […]Read more "Modern Warfare vs. Real Warfare, Part 3 of 3"
The second game in the Modern Warfare series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, was released on November 10th, 2009 to great financial and critical success just like it’s predecessor, although certain fans had mixed feelings due to the game’s departure from grounded-realism to scenes inspired by Hollywood action films such as a Russian invasion […]Read more "Modern Warfare vs. Real Warfare, Part 2 of 3"
One of the most popular video game series of all time, Call of Duty, has encompassed conflicts from World War II to the Cold War to the future. The sub-series that made it the success it is today, Modern Warfare, depicts a fictional conflict between the West (Mostly through American and British characters) and a […]Read more "Modern Warfare vs. Real Warfare, Part 1 of 3"
The Cold War, the great ideological struggle that divided the world for decades after World War II until the Fall of the Berlin Wall, pitted the United States and NATO against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in the greatest arms race the world had ever seen. When the Warsaw Pact dissolved and the […]Read more "Is A Threat Growing In Russia?"