Welcome to the page for the 21st Century Crisis timeline, an on-going alternate timeline of the millions and infinite numbers of alternate timelines all each with their own unique established continuities.
Sub-timelines of the 21st Century Crisis include the Right to Bear Arms timeline, dealing with firearm politics around the world.
Countries in this timeline (non PoD-countries excluded)
The Kingdom of North Syria (Arabic: المملكة شمال سوريا, French: Royaume de Syrie du Nord) is a constitutional monarchy located north of the Syrian Arab Republic in the Levant. It got its independence from the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011 from the Syrian Civil War, as a resulted of United Nations and NATO-aid. North Syria is currently headed by Prime Minster Muhsin el-Hussein, and its official languages are Arabic and French. It is a major power in the Middle East, and a major ally of the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Republic of Assyria (Syriac: ܓ̰ܲܡܗܘܼܪܝܼܵܐ ܐܵܬ݂ܘܿܪ, Arabic: جمهورية اشور) is a Christian democracy located east of North Syria and the Syrian Arab Republic, south of Turkey, west of Persia and north of Iraq. It got its independence from Iraq with the help of Soviet troops shortly after World War II. It is currently headed by President Sarkis Mamendo.
The Kingdom of Persia (Persian: فارس کا دورہ) is a constitutional monarchy in the Middle East. A member of OPEC, it is one of the richest oil-producing nations. Although during the Cold War, Persia was part of the Non-Aligned Movement, it considered itself staunchly anti-communist. However in the recent years, Persia has become an ally of Russia.
United State of Samoa
The Republic of Mongolia (Mongolian: ᠮᠤᠩᠭᠤᠯ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ, Монгол Улс, Monggol Ulus) is a country that spans both East Asia and parts of Central Asia. It borders Russia to the north and China and the Republic of Manchuria to the south. It covers the northern part of Manchuria, and neighbors Japan to the east. Northern Manchuria was given to Mongolia as a gift by the Soviet Union, after the Mongolians helped the Soviets drive Japanese forces out of there. It was also meant to give Mongolia coastal territory, to aid its seemingly barren and landlocked original. Mongolian is the official language, and it is written in the Mongolian script - which is a unique form of writing descended from Uyghur script and is written vertically. There is also a Mongolian Cyrillic alphabet that was implemented during the Soviet era, until the government of the People's Republic of Mongolia re-introduced Classical Mongolian in 1975 and made it the official writing system, as the Soviets were not culturally repressive towards Mongolians as a result of their aid against foreign enemies of the Soviet Union. It is still used by overseas Mongols living in Russia, who often-not learn it alongside Classical Mongolian, as well as Mongolians who lived during the days of Soviet rule.
The Republic of Manchuria is a country located south of Mongolia and north of China. It is the country that bears the name "Manchuria" as a sovereign state, free of foreign occupation. The country's origins are found within the acclaimed descendants of the Qing Dynasty, a Manchu-dominated imperial dynasty of China, as well as the creation of the Manchurian Soviet Socialist Republic. Its national language is Standard Manchurian, based off of Manchu, and Russian, Chinese and Korean are co-official to Manchurian.
The Republic of Uyghurstan (Uyghur: Uygurstan Jumhuriyiti), also known as "East Turkestan" is a country in East Asia. It is East Asia's westernmost country, and was proclaimed after the Soviets helped it attain independence from China during the Cold War. The culture of Uyghurstan is very similar to Kazakhstan, China and Russia, although except for being mostly Muslim. Despite being originally Soviet and Russian-backed, Uyghurstan is a NATO ally, after deteriorated relations with Russia, called on the United States to station military bases in the nation.
The Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas, Spanish: Republica de Filipinas) is a country comprising of approximately 6000 islands. It gained independence from the Spanish Empire in 1898, after the Spanish tried to use natives to wage war against the Dutch East Indies in which natives and locals of the two future nations realized similarities in each other. It is currently under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte and its national language is Filipino, Spanish and English as official state languages. It is, to this date, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Asia, and is often known as a gateway between Asia and Latin America.
The Commonwealth of Malaysia (Malay: Komanwel Malaysia) is a vast country, located to the south of the Philippines and to the south of Thailand, and north of Indonesia. It is divided into three parts, namely West Malaysia which includes all of the Malay Peninsula, Central Malaysia which includes northern Borneo, and East Malaysia which includes the islands of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. Malaysia is well known for its military, having defeated the bigger militaries of the neighboring Philippines and Indonesia to gain territories.
Mindanao and Sulu
The Republic of Mindanao and Sulu (Malay: Republik di Mindanao dan Sulu) is located on the island of Mindanao, and covering all of the Sulu Archipelago. It is a fairly new country, formed after decades of struggle from Philippine rule. It is currently under Chinese protection, and is currently a developing country.
The Commonwealth of New Guinea, is a large nation that covers the entire island of New Guinea in the Pacific region of Melanesia. It formed as a result of a merger between Papua New Guinea and West Papua. Its official languages are English and Tok-Pisin. Shortly after merging, the new New Guinean government began hauling in swarms of wealthy foreigners for purposes of land development, causing outrage among human rights activists. Now, foreigners outnumber the natives by a lot. Most citizens are Caucasians, Chinese, Indian, Arab, Filipino, Indonesian ethnicity. On the brighter side, New Guinea now has one of the most powerful economies in the Asia-Pacific Region.
The United Russian Republics (Russian: Объединенные республики России) is a very large country, spanning both Europe, Asia and North America. It consists of more than hundreds of "republics", divided into oblasts. Russia is a secondary superpower, and after the near-collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia went through a decade recovering its superpower status. It has the second-most powerful military in the world with global projection abilities to counter the United States military influence, as well as the second most powerful economy (third largest in terms of nominal GDP). Siberia may be uninhabitable, but it is, a complete haven of natural minerals and oil.
The Federal Republics of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian: Савезне републике Југославијa, Savezne republike Jugoslavija) is a country in Southeastern Europe, consisting of seven republics. It was formed out of the historical Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and the SFR Yugoslavia during the Cold War. Yugoslavia is a fully-developed nation that has transition from a communist and Marxist-Leninist society, to a modern and progressive society. This country is highly Russia-aligned.