Maple Syrup Mafia is a medium sized, well developed, and maturing nation at 31 days old with citizens primarily of Mixed ethnicity whose religion is Islam. Its technology is first rate and its citizens marvel at the astonishing advancements within their nation. Its citizens pay extremely high taxes and many despise their government as a result. The citizens of Maple Syrup Mafia work diligently to produce Coal and Gold 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. Plans are on the way within Maple Syrup Mafia to open new rehabilitation centers across the nation and educate its citizens of the dangers of drug use. Maple Syrup Mafia allows its citizens to protest their government but uses a strong police force to monitor things and arrest lawbreakers. It has an open border policy, but in order for immigrants to remain in the country they will have to become citizens first. Free speech is considered taboo in Maple Syrup Mafia. The government gives foreign aid when it can, but looks to take care of its own people first. Maple Syrup Mafia will trade with other nations with questionable ethical treatment of their citizens but prefers to keep such trade agreements a secret.