Eric Frein was a student at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. He portrayed himself in a high school yearbook as a boy with a gun ready to blast away at something. Along the way, he joined the Eastern Wolves which are part of something termed the Red Alliance. This group holds war simulations in which young men pretend they are soldiers some place in eastern Europe where they fight some bad people. At this point they have decided that Serbians are the bad people so they dress like someone in east Europe and pretend to have a Slavic accent. These games are conducted by the Red Alliance which believes that Americans must learn how to fight against bad people, and what better way then to go into forests and pretend they are engaged in fighting the bad folks?
Eric Frein was confronted by two local cops and then proceeded to murder one and wound the other. I don’t know, perhaps the police had an “east European accent?” Eric is part of the survivalist enterprise which consists of men and women who await some terrible moment when the Communists, oops, those people are gone, so there must be another invading army approaching and we must be prepared. I know, it is ISIS, a bunch of guys who have guns and speak with east Middle Eastern accents!