Strackenz is a small, developing, and young nation at 23 days old with citizens primarily of German ethnicity whose religion is Christianity. It is a backwards nation when it comes to technology and many refer to it unkindly as a 'Third World Nation'. Its citizens pay extremely high taxes and many despise their government as a result. The citizens of Strackenz work diligently to produce Cattle and Marble as tradable resources for their nation. It is a mostly neutral country when it comes to foreign affairs. It will usually only attack another nation if attacked first. It believes nuclear weapons are necessary for the security of its people. The military of Strackenz has been positioned at all border crossings and is arresting all drug traffickers. Strackenz allows its citizens to protest their government but uses a strong police force to monitor things and arrest lawbreakers. Its borders are closed to all forms of immigration. Free speech is considered taboo in Strackenz. The government gives foreign aid when it can, but looks to take care of its own people first. Strackenz will trade with other nations with questionable ethical treatment of their citizens but prefers to keep such trade agreements a secret.