1. Futurist

    Maximum realistic territorial gains for the Russian Empire?

    What do you think the maximum realistic territorial gains for the Russian Empire during the 20th and 21st centuries are if World War I is delayed for at least a couple of decades (thus shifting the alliance system a bit--with Britain joining the German orbit) and if the Russian Empire survives...
  2. Visigoth Panzer

    Russian Territorial Gains if Allied Victory in 1914/15

    If the allied powers won WW1 in 1914/15, what territorial gains would Russia have gained? Clearly they would have taken Galicia, possibly Carpathio-Ruthenia, Bukovina and the much desired Constantinople and the Dardanelles. If they did take Constantinople (Istanbul), how would they maintain...
  3. Futurist

    Cases where a warring country unnecessarily squandered its territorial gains?

    Other than French King Louis XV's decision to give up the recently conquered Austrian Netherlands in 1748 and Russian Tsar Peter III's decision to give up on East Prussia in 1762, which other cases have there been where a country which is at war unnecessarily squandered its territorial gains in...
  4. Futurist

    Maximum Realistic Territorial Gains for Israel in 1948-1949?

    Out of curiosity--what was the maximum realistic territorial gains which Israel could have gotten in its 1948-1949 war with several Arab states?
  5. Futurist

    Post World War I Territorial Gains for Germany in a No-Nazi-Germany Scenario?

    Let's say that, for some reason, Nazi Germany is never created (perhaps Hitler gets killed in 1923, and/or et cetera). Without Nazi Germany ever being created, which territories would Germany have been likely to eventually gain or regain? As for me, I think that eventual German acquisition or...
  6. James Random

    Syria shuts down Internet as revolt gains steam.

    Terrible news :( Syria Shuts Down the Internet As Revolt Gains Steam
  7. Mohammed the Persian

    Nationalist True Finns Make Gains in Finland

    BBC News - Nationalist True Finns make gains in Finland vote So hence, another country falls to Anti-Immigration fanatics:sad2: Seems to be a trend in Europe nowadays. In fact, here's what Wiki describes it; And from the BBC's analysts;
  8. K

    Kill Switch Legislation Gains Traction

    As Egypt goes offline US gets internet 'kill switch' bill ready As Egypt's government attempts to crackdown on street protests by shutting down internet and mobile phone services, the US is preparing to reintroduce a bill that could be used to shut down the internet. The legislation, which...