Western Sahara: The Empty Desert With a Crowded Divide

Western Sahara isn't really a country. Really, most of the territory isn't anything at all except for a sandy, expansive nothingness. With fishing on the coast and an infamous lack of resources including water anywhere else, 81% of the roughly half-million people within the territory live in an urban city. Of these, half live in … Continue reading Western Sahara: The Empty Desert With a Crowded Divide

Manchuguo: The Story of the Japanese, Fascists, and a De-Throned Emperor

Every American is familiar with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It was the surprise attack by Imperial Japan that drew the US into the Pacific theater and ultimately led to the dropping of atomic bombs and the total Japanese surrender. Many people are less familiar with the role of China in the Pacific theater, … Continue reading Manchuguo: The Story of the Japanese, Fascists, and a De-Throned Emperor