Category Archives: Mid War

Mid War recap

The analyses for all of the Mid War cards are finished.  Here is a brief summary of the Mid War cards (including Optional Cards, as always): Mid War Neutral US USSR All cards Scoring 4 4 1 Ops 1 4 … Continue reading

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Our Man in Tehran

Our Man in Tehran 1941 – 1979 Replacing his deposed father, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was central to first British and then American plans for the Middle East. While Pahlavi undertook the mantle of western reformer, he often chafed under … Continue reading

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Che

Che 1955 – 1967 Ernesto “Che” Guevara, commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become … Continue reading

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“One Small Step…”

“One Small Step…” 1961 – 1969 After years of lagging behind Soviet space exploits, the United States put its full intellectual and economic weight behind the “race to the moon”. President Kennedy initiated Project Mercury. Ultimately, the National Aeronautics and … Continue reading

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Alliance for Progress

Alliance for Progress 1961 – 1973 Initiated by President Kennedy as a counter for growing Cuban influence in Central and South America, the Alliance for Progress was to help integrate the economies of North and Latin America. Emphases for the … Continue reading

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“Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You…”

“Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You…” 1961 – 1973 The seminal line of perhaps the most powerful inaugural address ever given by a US president, President Kennedy ushered in an era of American confidence and resolve during … Continue reading

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Ussuri River Skirmish

Ussuri River Skirmish 1969 After years of deteriorating relations and China’s first nuclear test, forces of the People’s Republic of China and the Soviet Union clashed along their long and porous border. The Ussuri and Amur Rivers’ possession remained uncertain … Continue reading

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