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This is the timeline for the Brave New World scenario. This is a LIVE timeline, meaning the story is constantly unfolding.

2012

January

  • 13 - The Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, runs aground on a nearby reef. As of February, Italian officals announce that 17 are dead, 15 are missing, and 64 are wounded.
  • 14 - A truck bomb in Times Square, New York kills 56 innocent civilians including 18 police officers.
  • 15 - Saudi Arabian prince Faisal is assassinated. Iran is suspected to be the culprit behind the assassination.
  • 16 - Saudi Arabia discusses retaliatory actions against Iran.
  • 17 - A suicide bombing in Iraqi Kurdistan kills six people and injures twenty.
  • 17 - Saudi Arabia places an embargo on Iran, depriving Iran of 60% of the nation's oil. Iran responds to this action by warning Saudi Arabia that "grave consequences" will come to the country if the embargo remains in effect.
  • 18 - Tensions rise between Iran and the United States after the Central Intelligence Agency is accused of killing one of Iran's nuclear scientists.
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    19 - The United States begins talks with Iran about their controversial nuclear program.
  • 20 - Civil unrest escalates in the United States as Washington D.C. becomes the target of over 20,000 protesters.
  • 21 - The South Carolina Republican primary begins. Newt Gingrich later wins the primary with 40%, defeating runner-up Mitt Romney.
  • 22 - Iran's Navy fortifies their positions near the Strait of Hormuz.
  • 22 - Iran attacks the Saudi Arabian Ghawar oil field.
  • 23 - Saudi Arabia signs a declaration of war against Iran.
  • 24 - North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is injured in an assassination attempt.
  • 26 - ACTA (The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) is shelved pending an investigation of the parties who were responsible for the attempted passing of this treaty.
  • 27 - Francesco Alendez, one of the most notorious drug cartel leaders in Mexico, is killed by the Mexican Army, turning the tables in the Mexican Drug War.
  • 28 - A nerve gas attack occurs within a subway station in Paris, killing 86. Nicholas Sarkozy strengthens police presence by 130%. al Qaeda claims responsibility.
  • 28 - Iran attacks a Saudi Arabian ship off the coast of Hormozgan. The attack kills 111 people.
  • 30 - A law is passed in California stating that anyone caught bringing religious items such as bibles or crosses to school will be fined $100 and possibly receive one day of jail time.
  • 31 - North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un fully recovers from a gunshot wound that pierced his lung during an assassination attempt seven days earlier.

February

  • 2 - Iran carries out its plans of closing the Strait of Hormuz and proceeds to attack U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf.
  • 3 - President Barack Obama signs a declaration of war against Iran after hostile actions occur between the U.S. and Iran the day before.
  • 4 - Britain, France, Germany, Canada and New Zealand all announce that they will not be contributing ground troops to the invasion of Iran, but will provide naval and air support to the US.
  • 5 - The Battle of Tehran begins.
  • 5 - The New York Giants win the 46th annual Super Bowl, defeating the New England Patriots.
  • 8 - American and Israeli forces launch a raid of the nuclear facility at Qoms, recovering three crude nuclear devices and shutting down the facility.
  • 9 - U.S. forces enter Tehran through the Alborz Province to give support to the troops in the city.
  • 10 - The Battle of Mashhad begins.
  • 11 - The U.S. aids Israel in a large assault on the Chalus nuclear facility in Iran.
  • 11 - Singer Whitney Houston is found dead in her home at the age of 48.
  • 12 - Indiana's Right to Work bill is passed.
  • 20 - U.S. forces invade Bushehr through the Persian Gulf.
  • 21 - The Draft is reinstated by the U.S. government. As a result, many families are caught trying to flee to Canada and are subsequently jailed.
  • 22 - A formal coalition is formed between the US, Europe, the Gulf Nations and Australia with the London Declaration.
  • 23 - Former Cuban president Fidel Castro dies from a stroke.
  • 24 - Coalition forces attack Zahedan.
  • 25 - Israeli and U.S. forces invade Qom and destroy the Fordow nuclear facility.
  • 26 - More Iranian navy ships are set up in the Persian Gulf in an attempt to block U.S. reinforcements from entering the nation.
  • 27 - Syrian forces invade the north-eastern border of Israel.
  • 29 - The Battle of Bumahen begins.

March

  • 1 - U.S. forces destroy the Yazd nuclear facility.
  • 2 - The unemployment rating in the United States rises to a record-breaking 17%.
  • 4 - A report from U.S. forces in Tehran state that they will have liberated over 60% of the city by the end of the month.
  • 5 - Arson occurs on the White House and near the Capitol Building. President Obama and his family are relocated to Camp David as protesters occupy the area.
  • 6 - Lethal force is legalized for riot officers in the D.C. area. More than 80 people are killed and 121 injured as riot officers begin using guns and water cannons
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    13 - President Obama and his family are returned to the White House.
  • 14 - Israel and the U.S. launch heavy missile attacks on fortified positions near Tehran. Hundreds of civilians and Iranian soldiers are killed.
  • 16 - Due to the missile attacks two days earlier, 75% of Tehran is liberated.
  • 18 - Inflation rates in the U.S. rises to 10%. The economy falls into a recession much deeper than the one before.
  • 19 - Israeli forces invade Sa'dabad Palace in an attempt to capture President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but they discover that the Iranian President was relocated to a different location two days earlier.
  • 23 - Iran forces invade Tel Aviv.
  • 25 - An American spy stationed in Tehran reveals that Iran was responsible for the assassination attempt on
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    Kim-Jong un. The American spy is then executed on live Iranian television.
  • 28 - Iran instates their own Draft which makes it mandatory for anyone over or at the age of 14 to join the army.
  • 30 - Gas prices in the United States rise to a whopping $6.49 a gallon.
  • 31 - A secret meeting is held in the Pentagon to discuss further actions against Iran.

April

  • 1 - President Obama announces in a televised speech that the U.S. government will not heed Iran's warnings and will continue to fight.
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  • 2 - U.S. and Israeli forces launch a full-scale assault on the Bonab nuclear facility in Iran.
  • 3 - U.S. reinforcements enter Tel Aviv to fight back the Iranian invasion.
  • 4 - U.S. forces, acting alone, attack yet another nuclear facility in Bushehr.
  • 5 - The Mississippi Republican Primaries begin. Rick Santorum later wins the primary with 42%, beating runner-up Mitt Romney.
  • 9 - A catastrophic 9.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in San Francisco, California.
  • 11 - Israeli forces attack the city of Pardis in Iran after gaining information that Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was secretly relocated there, but the soldiers discover that Ahmadinejad escaped the city.
  • 13 - The Battle of Pardis ends as several U.S. garrisons aid the Israelis in finding Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
  • 14 - The controversial website WikiLeaks is shut down by the U.S. government.
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  • 16 - The Battle of Bumahen ends with a U.S. victory.
  • 17 - Britain aids the United States in fully liberating Tehran.
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  • 19 - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is arrested and charged with illegally obtaining and distributing classified documents from the War in Afghanistan as well as the War in Iran.
  • 22 - Iranian and Syrian forces invade the Israeli city of Haifa through the Israeli Mediterranean coast.
  • 23 - Fallout from the February 8th nuclear attack begins to subside, but more cases of radiation poisoning and thermal burns are reported.
  • 25 - Operation: Clean-Up begins in San Francisco and neighboring cities after the devastating April 9th earthquake.
  • 26 - The United States as well as Italy, Germany and Spain join the Israelis in the Haifi Defense.
  • 28 - China launches the Kuafu spacecraft.
  • 29 - British and German forces join the Battle of Bushehr.
  • 31 - Homeschooling is made illegal in Oregon.

May

  • 1 - North Korea announces its plan to send a man to the moon.
  • 2 - The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China becomes the next major Congress of the Communist Party of China.
  • 4 - India joins the coalition set by the United States and Israel.
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  • 5 - NATO forces assault the Saghand nuclear facility in an attempt to block a portion of Iran's supply of uranium.
  • 6 - The Tehran nuclear facility is seized by U.S. forces.
  • 7 - Israeli forces converge on the city of Birjand in an attempt to stop President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from fleeing the country.
  • The Israeli forces discover Ahmadinejad has fled Birjand and is heading to the eastern border to Pakistan. They warn British forces, who are administering that region near Zahedan.
  • 10 - The Battle of Haifi ends as the Iranian soldiers are driven off by the Coalition forces and NATO.
  • 12 - A German Air Force squadron finds President Rahimi in the city of Bostan, Iran. He is abducted and taken straight to Jerusalem. Heydar Moslehi becomes acting President of Iran.
  • 15 - Washington becomes the 7th state to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • 16 - Iran Vice President Rahimi is captured and sentenced to execution by Israel.
  • 17 - The Battle for the Strait of Hormuz begins as many NATO and Coalition forces assault the Iranian blockade in the Persian Gulf.
  • 18 - NATO forces launch a massive attack on the Darkhovin Nuclear Power Plant and successfully destroy it.
  • 19 - The Battle for the Strait of Hormuz ends as the remaining Iran forces surrender.
  • 20 - President Obama, President Peres and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen issue the TIS (Terms of Iran Surrender) Declaration, which calls for the unconditional surrender of Iran. Heydar Moslehi accepts the declaration, and Iran ultimately surrenders; ending the War in Iran. President Moslehi later states that Iran "has suffered enough, and cannot afford to keep fighting". Former President Ahmadinejad is still not found.
  • 21 - President Obama welcomes U.S. troops back from Iran. The Draft is removed from effect.
  • 22 - Television and radio host Larry King dies of a heart attack.
  • 27 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is discovered in the eastern city of Zahedan by British soldiers and captured.
  • 29 - A large oil reserve is located in the Bering Strait. Russian ships begin to gather at the reserve to collect the oil.
  • 31 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is sentenced to execution in Israel.

June

  • 1 - Heydar Moslehi is sworn in as the new President of Iran.
  • 2 - Secretary Clinton travels to Iran to meet with President Moslehi and discuss further relations between the U.S. and Iran.
  • 3 - The Puerto Rico Democratic caucuses begin.
  • 4 - The controversial bill SOPA is passed, causing widespread unrest in various internet communities.
  • 5 - As a result of SOPA being passed, the video-sharing website YouTube is shut down.
  • 6 - The Internet Blackout of 2012 begins. Over 10 billion websites are shut down.
  • 7 - President Obama is critically injured in an assassination attempt during a presidential address.
  • 8 - President Obama is reported to be in a coma.
  • 9 - Joe Biden assumes the Presidency for the time being. On that same day, Facebook is shut down, angering millions of users.
  • 10 - The group Anonymous declares war against the United States and begins one of the largest hacking operations in history after the social-media website Reddit is shut down.
  • 11 - With the help of millions of supporters, Anonymous hacks and shuts down dozens of government websites and ISPs, releasing hundreds of classified documents to the public.
  • 12 - The United States declares Anonymous a terrorist group.
  • 13 - Two million more internet websites are terminated.
  • 14 - President Obama's would-be assassin is found by FBI agents.
  • 16 - Hezbollah launches several bomb attacks against three Israeli border towns.
  • 17 - President Obama's would-be assassin is revealed to be an al-Qaeda agent.
  • 18 - An al-Qaeda sleeper cell activates over ten bombs in the Mall of America, causing massive damage and over 2,000 casualties.
  • 19 - Joe Biden declares a federal state of emergency as another al-Qaeda sleeper cell detonates three bombs in the Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington. The FPCON level goes to DELTA.
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  • 20 - President Obama awakens from his coma and shows signs of recovery as he starts to move his hands and head again.
  • 21 - SOPA is repealed. More than 90 billion websites that were terminated by the effects of the bill are reopened.
  • 22 - Anonymous announces that they will suspend their hacking operation, adding "if the U.S. government attempts to destroy free speech again, our actions will be much more worse and devastating than before."
  • 23 - The iPhone 5 is announced by Apple. The iPhone 5's release date is set for December 10th.
  • 24 - President Obama begins to walk and talk normally.
  • 25 - Iran continues its nuclear program with President Moslehi stating that "we do not intend to seek conquest, but we shouldn't be denied our safety and security during these dark times".
  • 26 - Julian Assange's trial begins.
  • 27 - North Korea begins construction of their first artificial satellite. North Korean officials report that the People's Republic of China will provide resources for the space program.
  • 28 - The foreclosure rating in Ohio rises to 34%.
  • 29 - Obama re-assumes the presidency.
  • 30 - Military presence is increased in Washington D.C. and surrounding areas after the FPCON level goes to BRAVO.

July

  • 1 - O.J. Simpson is denied bail once again during his second appeal.
  • 2 - U.S. soldiers engage several al-Qaeda sleeper cells in Washington D.C.. President Obama and his family are relocated to Columbus, Ohio.
  • 3 - The last al-Qaeda sleeper cell is eradicated. The FPCON level returns to ALPHA.
  • 4 - ADPAHT (American Defense Policy Against Homeland Terrorism), also known as Bill HR.96 is introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Mike Turner (OH). This bill will require all airport terminal officials and personnel to check anyone entering or exiting airplanes and airport terminals. Turner added that the passing of this bill will "ensure the peace of mind of the American people".
  • 5 - Drug Cartels in Mexico unite and become known as the Grande Cartel.
  • 6 - Obama sends in Army troops into the Mexican Border in response of the formation of the Grande Cartel.
  • 7 - The Grande Cartel begins taking over small cities and fighting the Mexican Army in Northern Mexico with Ciudad Juarez, Mexico as their base of operations.
  • 8 - President Obama authorizes the use of drone strikes, similar to the ones used in Afghanistan and Iraq, to combat the Grande Cartel. These air strikes proved well in combating the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, and many in the Joint Chiefs of Staff agree to the use of drones.
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  • 9 - U.S. and Mexican soldiers invade Ciudad Juarez in an attempt to fragment the Grande Cartel. The invasion goes successful, as many of the cartel's members are killed, including a "second lieutenant" of sorts by the name of Adelmo Cedonia.
  • 10 - Mexican soldiers begin their search for Edgardo Maximiano, the apparent leader of the Grande Cartel.
  • 11 - Edgardo Maximiano is spotted near the Rio Grande river. Mexican soldiers begin to occupy the area in search of the drug lord.
  • 12 - Operation Afghani Twilight begins.
  • 13 - Construction of Freedom Tower continues. As of July 13, the tower's steel has risen to the 105th floor, concrete flooring is on the 95th floor, and glass panels have reached the 76th floor.
  • 14 - Mexican soldiers spot Edgardo Maximiano in a safe house about a mile away from the Rio Grande river, guarded by hundreds of heavily armed Grande Cartel members. A firefight ensues between the two factions.
  • 15 - Mexican President Felipe Calderon announces a bill that will repair the infrastructure and economy of Mexico after the years Mexico has suffered since the Drug War.
  • 16 - After two days of fighting, Mexican soldiers successfully capture Edgardo's safe house; but to their dismay, Edgardo has escaped and is nowhere to be found.
  • 17 - Edgardo Maximiano is added to the FBI's ten most wanted list.
  • 18 - Half of Ciudad Juarez is liberated from U.S troops as Grande Cartel members continue to put up a lot of resistance.
  • 19 - Grande Cartel members place a car bomb in downtown El Paso, killing 97 people and injuring at least 300.
  • 20 - U.S. soldiers find Taliban leader Mohammed Omar hiding in a the Pashtun tribal region in Afghanistan.
  • 21 - All of Ciudad Juarez is liberated from U.S troops, many of the surviving Grande Cartels members flee the city, and into the countryside. The citizens, after living in fear and horror of the continuous battle, celebrate as American soldiers advance down the main street, and into the country side to continue the fight.
  • 22 - Grande Cartel soldiers place a bomb on the port of entry in San Diego, over 34 civilians die within.
  • 23 - Mexican soldiers once again fail to capture or kill Edgardo Maximiano after being spotted near the border of Chihuahua and after a small firefight ensued between Edgardo's guards and Mexican soldiers.
  • 24 - Mexico allows the U.S. to search for Edgardo Maximiano while they focus on fighting Grande Cartel foot soldiers.
  • 25 - The Grande Cartel announces Puerto Penasco as their main base of operations with thousands of heavily armed foot soldiers, and with Manuel Pelayo as acting leader until Edgardo safely arrives.
  • 26 - Manuel Pelayo orders the invasion of San Diego, California.
  • 27 - A large fight occurs between the Grande Cartel and the San Diego Police Department.
  • 28 - Cartel foot soldiers overrun armed authorities and begin their initial invasions. All San Diego can do is wait for the military to arrive for help.
  • 29 - The Battle of San Diego begins as the U.S. military comes in and fight foot soldiers.
  • 30 - The U.S. easily overpowers the Cartel foot soldiers and invade Tijuana. Meanwhile, President Obama orders the evacuation of all U.S. towns that border Mexico in the event the Grande Cartel decides to attack another city.
  • 31 - The U.S. government declares the Grande Cartel a terrorist group after their initial invasion of San Diego. Edgardo Maximiano states that "the invasion of San Diego was a lesson to the U.S., who continue to meddle in situations that don't concern them".

August

  • 1 - U.S. and Mexican soldiers invade Puerto Penasco. The invasion is successful as U.S. soldiers manage to find and kill Manuel Pelayo.
  • 2 - With the help of the FBI, Mexican forces find Edgardo Maximiano in Morroro Redondo. He commits suicide before the soldiers reach him.
  • 3 - The Grande Cartel is dismantled, greatly turning the tables in the Mexican Drug War.
  • 4 - The American Defense Policy Against Homeland Terrorism is signed into law by President Obama.
  • 5 - President Calderon announces the government's plan to help rebuild Mexico's infrastructure and economy. This is met with mixed reception from Mexican as well as U.S. officials.
  • 6 - Mexican forces begin to sweep around the country to eliminate the remaining Grande Cartel foot soldiers and drug lords.
  • 7 - The People's Republic of China begins pressuring the U.S. to pay off its debt which has skyrocketed to 57 trillion dollars.
  • 9 - The unemployment rate in the U.S. reaches 23% with inflation increasing by 30%. People begin worrying that the U.S. will fall into a second depression.
  • 10 - A large oil reserve is discovered in the Bering Strait.
  • 11 - General Motors declares bankruptcy, the U.S. government bails them out again for the second time since 2009.
  • 14 - Toyota recalls the Camry and Tundra models of 2012. The recalls of these vehicles result in the decrease in sales in Toyota dealerships across the United States. Many people feel that the quality of Toyota has fallen below expectations, and that Ford, GMC, Hyundai, or Dodge are the only reliable vehicles.
  • 15 - The Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis occurs when Chinese warships come dangerously close to Taiwanese harbors and ports in the Taiwan Strait.
  • 16 - A gunfight occurs between gang members and police officers in Los Angeles, California. All of the gang members are killed.
  • 21 - Taiwanese Navy ships reached the Taiwan Strait to confront China's navy.
  • 22 - Tension in the Taiwan Strait Crisis rises when a China warship refuses to allow a Taiwanese cargo ship into its own harbor.
  • 24 - Mexico announces that all Grande cartel foot soldiers have been eliminated and have begun its reconstruction process. On that same day, the value of the Mexican Peso increases.
  • 25 - After a week of waiting, the U.S. finally responds to the Taiwan Strait Crisis when they begin placing defenses and troops on Taiwan's ports and harbors.
  • 26- The U.S.S. Nimitz arrives in the Taiwan Strait and becomes the capital ship for the Taiwanese fleet.
  • 27 - The U.S. demands that China leave the Taiwan Strait with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stating "We will defend Taiwan at all costs."
  • 27 - The Summer Olympic Games in London kick off to a tremendous start with a fantastic opening ceremony. Fear of a terrorist strike after the war in Iran are put to the ground as the Games continue on without incident - the British Army and the SAS remain on high alert, however.
  • 29 - Bethesda Softworks announces that Fallout V: New York will be released in the Summer of 2013.
  • 31 - Chinese warships leave the Taiwan Strait. President Ma Ying-jeou does not comment on the situation, leaving other nations wondering why the Chinese warships entered the Strait. However, President Obama states that "another war has been averted thanks to the diplomatic efforts of the United States and NATO".

September

  • 1 - The American Isolationist Movement (AIM) is formed, stating that the United States should not get involved in foreign affairs due to the risk of war or economic stress.
  • 2 - Over 250,000 jobs are produced for Americans as U.S. ships are sent to the Berling Strait to mine oil.
  • 3 - Freedom Tower is at 75% complete, and is expected to be finished as of December 2012.
  • 4 - AIM gains momentum and organizes a protest march on Washington D.C. Its leader, Joseph Allen, announces plans to form a political party of the same name.
  • 5 - George H. W. Bush, former President of the United States and father of George W. Bush, dies of a heart attack at the age of 88. His funeral was attended by many government and military officials, including President Obama, Bill Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and Dick Cheney.
  • 6 - North Korea conducts its third nuclear test.
  • 7 - 145,000 more jobs are created for the United States as the oil reserve in the Berling Strait continues to be mined by both Russia and the U.S..
  • 9 - The United States and South Korea are put on WATCHCON 2 due to the recent nuclear test conducted by North Korea.
  • 11 - Another border clash between South Korean and North Korean forces occur, resulting in the death of 10 South Korean and 12 North Korean soldiers.
  • 11 - Thousands of Americans remember those who died on the events of September 11th, 2001, where two planes were hijacked and crashed into the Twin Towers. This is the eleventh anniversary of the catastrophe.
  • 12 - The United States begin construction of a WMD that uses high-energy ionized gas.
  • 13 - Julian Assange is found guilty of illegally obtaining and distributing government documents and is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in a high security installation in Dallas, Texas.
  • 14 - 50,000 jobs are created throughout Mexico overnight in order to begin the repairs of its infrastructure.
  • 15 - North Korea completes the Bae satellite and announces that it will be launched in the coming months.
  • 16 - Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda, is found and captured in Turbat, Pakistan in a dawn raid not unlike the one that took out Osama bin Laden.
  • 17 - U.S. soldiers begin to crack down on al-Qaeda controlled areas, capturing more al-Qaeda members and dealing significant damage to the terror group.
  • 18 - The uprising in Syria is officially labeled a civil war.
  • 19 - Construction of the first NATO base in Israel begins.
  • 20 - Georgia is inducted into NATO.
  • 23 - Avatar 2 is announced by James Cameron, the creater of the first Avatar movie.
  • 25 - US troops in Afghanistan discover a crude nuclear device in an abandoned truck in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul - all high-profile personnel and a good majority of civilians are evacuated from the city whilst the bomb is defused.
  • 25 - Cities across the world are put on high alert after the Kabul nuclear discovery.
  • 30 - Shimon Peres, the Israeli president, arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas to watch the testing of a bunker buster missile.
  • 30 - It is revealed by the US Army that the nuclear bomb found in Kabul was built in Iran, and would never have detonated due to incomplete parts and low-grade uranium.
  • 30 - The 30,000 lb. bunker buster is tested at the Nevada Test Range, and shocked both President Obama and Israeli president Shimon Peres, who were in attendance.

October

  • 1 - Casey Anthony is arrested for attempted battery in Tampa, Florida.
  • 2 - Israel conducts their third military drill of the year.
  • 3 - The first of three Presidential Debates begin in the U.S and Mitt Romney comes out as the winner.

November

  • 1 - The 30,000 lb. bunker buster, nicknamed the "IM-12 Phantom", is put into use by the U.S. and Israeli military against the Taliban.
  • 2 - The IM-12 Phantom levels two Taliban strongholds in the Afghan Tora Bora mountains.
  • 3 - The Keystone Bill is passed by the US Congress and the Canadian Parliament, and the construction of the Keystone Pipeline from Canada to New Orleans begins.
  • 4 - Three more Taliban strongholds are destroyed by the IM-13 Phantom, and this deadly weapon has put concern among Russia's and China's top military advisors.
  • 6 - Mitt Romney wins the United States presidential election, taking 63% of the vote with Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate. He carries 31 states to Obama's 19.
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  • 7 - Former CBS anchor Dan Rather lands himself in another controversy after stating that Barack Obama "deserved to lose."
  • 8 - More rockets are fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel, leading to increased tensions with the Arab neighbors.
  • 9 - Apple Inc. proudly announces that they have become the first trillion dollar company.
  • 10 - Argentinean fighter jets breach the airspace of the Falkland Islands and fly over the capital of Port Stanley. The move is condemned by the UN Security Council as 'unwanted and aggressive military action'.
  • 11 - Iran agrees to suspend the progress of its nuclear energy program until further notice.
  • 12 - Great Britain moves the HMS Invincible from the UK to the Falkland Islands to protect the territory from the Argentinians.
  • 13 - A series of leaks in the U.S. national security continue to surface, with the FBI turning its sights on individuals closer to the White House.
  • 14 - Argentinean President Cristina de Fernandez makes a speech to thousands in Buenos Aires in which she declares that 'Las Malvinas will become a part of the Argentine Republic by the year 2020!"
  • 17 - A car bomb is detonated in Port Stanley, killing 25 civilians and 12 law officers.
  • 18 - The British House of Commons authorise the Prime Minister to sign a declaration of war against Argentina after the car bombing.
  • 21- In an effort to regain power, Syrian troops take over a NATO base in Turkish territory. Shortly after capturing the base, Syria uses the IM-12 Phantom against rebels, squashing the rebellion almost overnight,
  • 22 - Israel and Turkey start sending troops the the NATO base, in an effort to recapture it. The U.S is put to DEFCON 3.
  • 23 - Syria launches another Phantom missile at Tel Aviv, killing approximately 1,575 people. Israel issues a declaration of war against Syria.
  • 24 - Due to their close relationship with Israel, the United States immediately sends its forces to Israel for relief efforts and Syria to engage hostile forces.
  • 26 - Britain creates the Scorcher missile, and tests it at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. It is immediately put into use in the Second Falklands War.
  • 27 - Battle of the Falklands - British and Argentinean fighter jets clash over Port Stanley. By the end of the battle the RAF have air supremacy, having downed a significant percentage of the Argentinean planes with minimal losses.
  • 29 - Truck bombs rock central London - 82 civilians and 4 policemen die as a truck bomb explodes outside the gates of Downing Street, followed by a second one minutes later outside a conference hall where Prime Minister David Cameron was addressing a crowd. The PM is injured but is rushed away. A third truck bomb is stopped outside the Ministry of Defence, with many sources attributing the attacks to Argentina.

​December

  • 1 - UK Prime Minister David Cameron publicly accuses Argentina of planning and executing the truck bombs of the previous day - he vows to "push the Argentinians out of the Falklands, man by man, and woman by woman". His approval rating soars to 65%.
  • 1 - Queen Elizabeth II addresses the British people in a rare television speech, in which she laments the 'sad and destructive' events of the previous day, and states that she believes the United Kingdom will 'emerge from this crisis stronger and more united than before, as we did on 7/7".
  • 2 - An activist group known as the Arab-American League (AAL) surfaces. The group protests the removal of God from the United States Constitution as well as the government in exchange for the implementation of Arabic religious teachings.
  • 4 - "Ethan's Law" is passed by the U.S. Congress. This law would require Children's Services agents to do background checks on parents and inspect their homes before a child's custody is determined.
  • 5 - Whilst France and the United States throw their political support behind the United Kingdom during the Falklands Crisis, China and Russia remain uncharacteristically quiet - the UN Security Council is divided, as day by day brings more naval battles and shoot-outs.
  • 5 - At UK Prime Minister's Questions, Opposition Leader Ed Miliband causes controversy when he says that "Even though I am optimistic, Britain should be prepared to lose these islands". MPs on both sides of the Commons Chamber begin calling for his resignation.
  • 6 - Russia and China jointly declare neutrality, saying in a joint statement that they "do not wish for bloodshed, but wish for negotiations to a peaceful end of confrontation. War benefits no-one".
  • 7 - British troops fighting in the Falklands secure Port Stanley and begin the task of pushing the Argentinian troops back to the mainland. Cameron's approval rating hits 70%, whilst Miliband's plummets to 17%.
  • 8 - Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband resigns from his position and a frantic race for the leadership of the Labour party ensues between his shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, his shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan and former Foreign Secretary (and Ed's brother) David Miliband. Miliband wins the leadership.
  • 13 - President-elect Romney makes a speech in Atlanta, Georgia, where he states that "throughout the war and bloodshed of this year, as soldiers fight from Iran to the Falklands, there has been a distinct lack of hope in America. My presidency will change that. I will work to restore the hope; restore the America that fought two world wars and weathered a depression and emerged still hopeful."

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