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CLAY WAR - Euro Edition Anonymous RefugeeCountry code: ref/eu.png, country type: custom, valid:   138

Copying most from the OP of the thread on bunker/ref/

>come up with a country
>have autistic relations with other countries
>stealing clay is allowed (but not recommended in the early stages)

>the level of technology allowed is that of the current year, because it is the current year for all practical purposes
>the history of the world is different from real-life history, although there may be varying degrees of correspondence; it's not important why things are different or the same, but assume a blank slate outside your country

Post the following:
>updated map with your country
>flag (using FlagMaker is recommended)
>name of the country
>political system
>head of state
>capital city
>ethnic and religious composition
>military capabilities
>economy (how industrialised it is, etc.)
>foreign policy (immigration, etc.)
>future goals of the government
>what life is like for the average citizen

I decided to limit this to just Europe so that its more compact, which would mean more interactions with other players and because there won't be as much players as lets say on /int/, the entire world would be too spacious. Not only that, but Europe is just made for border disputes, wars, and tension. Also because you can only post one image at a time, so post your flag onto the map to identify who you are
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Anonymous Refugee  139

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>The name of the country is Najerbi
>Is is a parliamentary system, that is based on a proportional federal system. There is 5 states, however they don't have a head of state.
>The Monarch is the head of state, with the Prime Minister serving under them. The monarch actually has considerable power and can overrule laws and will do if they think its not best for their country. The prime minister deals a lot with domestic affairs, along with the Assembly House, the legislative arm. Currently, there is 5 parties in parliament, the People's Party, the Democratic Conservatives, the National Alliance, the Party of the Flower, and the New Frontier
Peoples Party: The main centre left-wing party
Democratic Conservatives: The main centre right wing party (current ruling)
National Alliance: The minor right party
Party of the Flower: The minor left wing paty
New Frontier: The main centre party (current ruling party), much like Macron, they focus heavily on neoliberalism with moderate social views
>The Capital City is Rijan
>The language they speak is known as Najibu, a mix of Arabic and Mongolian
>The ethnic composition is mostly made up of Arabic and Asian descent. >They mostly follow the religion Zen Immahnism, a mixture of Buddhism and Islamic traditions.

Anonymous Refugee  140

>It started off as 5 feudal states, each led by warlords before the feudal lord of Rijan Mae, conquered all the land under his rule and formed Najerbi. For most of its rule, it was an absolute monarch state, where the king was the sole ruler. however, after the Flower Rebellion, an uprising for democratic ideals which was crushed, more reforms were enacted that included a parliament. However, unlike most countries with a monarch, this one has actual political power, and thus less liked (must still mostly liked) compared to the other monarchs. Through alliances, and treaties, it has been able to not be invaded and get into major conflicts.
>It is not the most impressive military compared to the superpowers, however with regional powers, it can succeed if led correctly. It has a decent amount of 21st century tech, however, a portion of it is still from the late 20th century.
>It is not fully industrialized yet, still relying on the export of raw material as it's main part of its economy. It also has a strong agricultural scene, which it uses for both domestic and foreign revenue.
>The current currency is the Nii
>Overall, the foreign policy is that they don't really have border, in the sense that anyone can come in, however you do need you passport for flights. They are generally neutral to all conflicts. They try to get by using words rather than weaponry.
>The current government, a coalition of the Democratic Conservatives, and New Frontier, are working on modernizing the country even more and trying to get it integrated into the global trade that it can gain more investment funds. They are starting this off by trying to get IMF loans, which forces the ruling government to begin the process of austerity.

Anonymous Refugee  141

>Life for the average citizen is not to the level of the first world, and at the disposal of luxury like them. However, to claim it is a backwater shithole would also be a bad representation. Its a decently modern society, with children going to school, people having some civil rights and so forth. Overall, its not the worst condition, at least for those who live close to the big cities. The further you get away, the less developed it becomes.

Anonymous Refugee  142

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>constitutional anarchy/monarchy
>head of state is king Ukkabikabi VII, but he has no legal power; the constitution says the only law is "be good"
>no capital city; no cities at all, but the royalty live in the largest (but still small) town, called Mihakazi
>only language is Xininnika, a language isolate
>only ethnicity is Xininni, a tall people with an 80% rate of albinism who practise headbinding to make their skulls elongated; those without albinism have tan skin and brown eyes
>only religion is ancestor worship
The population of Xininnizi has been cut off from the world for as long as they can remember, but their myths tell of peoples living outside the island. It is prophesied that one day they will conquer the world, but some say it has already been fulfilled since they've come to live in harmony on the island. Fishermen tell tales of other lands, but none have dared to explore them.
>no military
>economy is trade (no money), only simple agriculture, the royal family takes 10% of the catch of fishermen and the crops of farmers selected randomly each year
>foreign policy will be determined once contact with outsiders occurs
>the king is the only government and his only practical goal is to live a long life
>the average citizen lives a simple life of fishing or growing vegetables
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Anonymous Refugee  151

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Anyone know if it is possible to find a link to the archive of this same thread but from Bunkerchan? I described my nation in detail there. For now, a very quick rundown:
>Name: Baltic People's Union (Baltijos Liaudies Sąjunga)
>Political system: One-Party Democratic Socialist Federative Republic
>Head of State: Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Council
>Capital: Kernavė
>Official Languages: Lithuanian, Polish, Latvian, Estonian, Yiddish
>Unofficial Languages: Belarusian, Ukrainian, Russian
>Ethnic and Religious composition:
>Lithuanian, Polish, Latvian and Estonian Republics are populated mostly by their respectful ethnicity. Jews form a large portion of the population in larger cities. A Belarusian ethnic minority populates South-Eastern rural areas of Lithuanian Republic, and a similar minority of Ukrainians populate the southern border of the Polish Republic.
>History: TLDR a backwards feudal power that has fallen to a socialist revolution, which then almost collapsed in the late 90's.
>Military capabilities: A sizable force, once well-maintained, which has fallen behind in terms of equipment over the last 2 decades. Possesses around 20 nuclear warheads, however most of these are in an unmaintained state.
>Economy: Almost fully-industrial state. Some less advanced rural areas remain, which don't posses the most advanced infrastructure.
>Currency: Baltas

Anonymous Refugee  152

>Foreign policy: Strict emigration and immigration control. Wants to expand influence over its neighbors and bring them into its sphere.
>Future Goals of the Government: Finalize the economic recuperation from the crisis in the 90's. Finish political reforms to curtail the power of entrenched Party elites. Expand sphere of influence. Pursue advancements in the field of electronics. If situation allows, export the revolution.
>Average Life of a Citizen: Universal social programs apply for many sections of life - housing, education, healthcare, transportation. Full-employment policy. Civil rights are relatively free, however there is are restrictions on foreign produce and cultural pieces. Restricted political freedoms. Most forms of opposition to the current system are punished more or less. Life quality is bellow first-world levels, but not impoverished. There is still a lack of some consumer goods, however less than a decade prior. Access to goods such as cars is limited. Around 43% possess access to the internet, which is cut off from a wide amount of foreign interaction, instead replaced with local platforms.

Anonymous Refugee  154

Here's a link to the archived thread

Anonymous Refugee  603

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English Channel State
>political system
One-party presidential republic. The constitution of the English Channel officially asserts the rights of the people to form political parties, but in reality, the ruling Council for Peace and Progress (CPP) heavily restricts this freedom. The country is a unitary centralist state.
>head of state
Abraham Anderson is the mysterious figure at the head of the CPP who rarely makes public appearances. Most day-to-day political and government work seems to be done by his top ministers and advisors. Some speculate Mr. Anderson is only a figurehead who has no real power, and some ask whether he even exists.
>capital and largest city
Saint Peter Port
Official language of the government: English
Recognized languages: French, Yiddish
>ethnic and religious composition
Population: 190 000
45% Ashkenazi Jews
20% English
12% French
10% Roma
3% other

Anonymous Refugee  604

The English Channel State was created when Jews fled the European mainland and settled on the islands of Jersey and Guernsey, two islands then still under the control of the British Crown. Following the war, the refugee population far outweighed the native population and soon noticed that political autonomy was in its best interests. Thus began the formation of the "Council for Peace and Progress", the future ruling party of what would become the English Channel State, among Jewish intellectual circles who envisioned a safe haven for victims of war and persecution and a final bastion of Jewish life in Europe.
>military capabilities
The country mainly relies on good diplomatic ties to its neighbours to insure its sovereignty and defend its interests. Due to its small size and insignificant population, the English Channel State does not have an official military force. Security is guaranteed only by two institutions: The English Channel State Police and the English Channel State Coast Guard.
The government is aware of an increasing threat of radicalisation and terrorism, especially within its native English population, and has therefore invested in police militarisation in recent years.

Anonymous Refugee  605

>economy (how industrialised it is, etc.)
The economy of the English Channel State exists in a state-capitalist system, where the state has stakes in all three major sectors of the economy: Fishing, tourism, and the service sector. The state-owned canned fish brand "''Guernsey Shore''", which exports all over the world, is by far the country's largest employer and responsible for 57% of the total fishing output of the country. Over the last two decades, the government has sought to diversify the economy and invest more into the service sector. The two largest cities in the country, Saint Peter Port and Saint Helier, have transformed into bustling cities with towering high-rise offices. Still, fishing remains the main source of income for most citizens.
The Channel Pound (C£) is pegged to the British pound.
>foreign policy (immigration, etc.)
The country is generally open to immigrants who are educated and talented in specific fields, but will also embrace refugees with open arms if necessary. Humanitarian aid is a big part of the ECS's foreign policy.
The English Channel State upholds especially amicable ties with the Baltic People's Union due to its shared Jewish culture. The ECS is heavily invested in the economic development of the BPU, routinely sending advisors and experts into the country to mentor economic development projects.
Being unaware of its existence, the ECS has no relations with Xininnizi.
Najerbi is the English Channel State's largest trading partner, with the ECS importing most of its raw materials as well as lots of food products from here. The government maintains a strategic partnership with Najerbi that is mainly founded on economic interests.

Anonymous Refugee  606

>future goals of the government
For the coming period, the government has outlined a plan to develop and increase the country's position in science and education. The St. Brelade Polytechnic, founded in 1997, is the country's top-ranking university and has quickly gained international renown in its short history for producing some of the most talented business managers and consultants. The government has just approved a budget of C£3,000,000 for official scholarships at the university along with heavy subsidies for its continued growth and development.
Despite no real threat for the security of the state existing, the government is still expanding the state police force and especially focussing on developing anti-terror capabilities.

>what life is like for the average citizen

>Wake up at 5:30
>Make breakfast, good old jam on toast
>Take a quick cold shower, bloody janitors still haven't fixed the boiler but you don't mind
>Step outside into the rain
>Catch the 6:28 bus, all your colleagues at the tinning plant are on it
>Arrive just in time at 7 to start your eight hour shift applying labels to tuna cans
>Take a smoke break at 12 just after you've had tuna for lunch, like always
>Return to your state-sanctioned four-bedroom apartment at 3:30 PM where your wife and two kids are waiting

Anonymous Refugee  608

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Since the template had blurry outlines, I figured I'd edit it to be just two colours so it's easier to fill in. Hopefully it's fine.

Anonymous Refugee  610

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While I'm at it...
King Ukkabikabi VII endorses expeditions to all cardinal directions
One morning, the king of Xininnizi woke up and told his wife (Queen Mibaisunu) that he had a dream where his ancestors gathered around him and told him to send boats to the north, east, south and west in search of other lands and even people outside the island. The queen was really into the idea, and so it was decreed that the island's four most experienced sailors should lead fleets of four ships each (a total of 20 people per fleet). The king's decree would've been meaningless if the sailors hadn't agreed, but they thought "why not?" and went for it.

So far two of them reached land, one in the west and one in the east. Both sent one ship back to report to the king, informing him that while they had found land, they hadn't yet encountered any people. The ships then set sail back to where the rest of their fleets had docked for the time being.

The fleets sent north and south haven't yet reached land. It's unknown whether Xininnizi boat-building technology is sufficient for such long voyages, or if they'll sink before they do...

Anonymous Refugee  614

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The current government of Najerbi, known as the Grey Coalition, are currently in talks of purchasing the Peninsula which was taken away from another maritime kingdom a long time ago. However, times have not been well to the kingdom and so Najerbi has taken this opportunity to snatch the peninsula back from them. They however, don't want to cause any scenes from any other countries, so they try and use diplomatic approaches to getting it back, which they plan to use to make a better, new official port city

1. >5: Talks continue with a high chance of them not being able to purchase the peninsula
2. 5-10:Talks continue with both sides at a stalemate on the issue.
3. 10-15: Najerbi is able to purchase the peninsula at a fair price and talks will continue on the process
4. 15-20: Najerbi is able to purchase the peninsula at a dirt cheap price and the kingdom has no leverage in the say on how the peninsula will be taken back
Roll: Roll 1d20 = 14

Anonymous Refugee  652

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The Paganic Empire
>political system
Stratocracy. members of the army participate every 6 years on a presidential election, exactly like liberal democracy, but only members of the army can participate. all males of 15 years old of age must do the military service (and therefore join the army). woman can not join the millitary.

>head of state

the now leader of the empire is Jupiter Levi, a conservative general that was elected 4 years ago, his aproval rate is of 38 percent and has been in decline for the last 2 years, starting from the formation of various radical armed groups looking to overthrow the goverment, which his goverment has not handeld well.

>capital city


>official languages

the one that is officially used is Mediterriano (a descendant of latin), but due to the large wave of jewish inmigration in the 20th century, hebrew is also used commonly

>ethnic and religious composition

most mediterranians adhere to roman paganism, making up roughly 70% of the population, 10% of the population identifies as jewish, 8% catholic, and 2% muslim

Anonymous Refugee  653

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the empire starts off as a small cult in the roman empire, but as it is collapsing descides to wage war against them, and gains auonomy, after centuries and centuries of endless wars, gains the territory that it has now. the millitary goverment was imposed as a counter insurgance policy, and has been effective until now, when in 2018, new groups of armed revolutionaries, mostly composing of communist women, restarted the threat of popular revolution
>military capabilities
its millitary is huge, but heavily decentralized, most of its armaments are from the second half of the 20th century
>economy (how industrialised it is, etc.)
the country has heavily industralized metropolises, but most of the country is still rural, the goverment recently started a campaign to bring electricity to all of the country
the empire uses junos as its currency
>foreign policy (immigration, etc.)
the empire has historically welcomed inmigrants, but in the more recent years with the threat of civil war, the empire has ceased all inmigration projects
>future goals of the government
destroy the revolution, at all costs

Anonymous Refugee  654

the government launches an offensive to the largest insurgent group,
mulieres operarios exercitus
, expecting to debilitate them
>5 = the national army is humiliated, ending up at an even worse spot, it appears that
mulieres operarios exercitus has been getting supplies from sorveign communist nations, and is prepering for an offensive.
5 - 10 the army is defeated, this leaves time for mulieres operarios exercitus to start their international propaganda campaign to gather support.
10 - 15 the national army wins, giving time to prepare another, better offensive.
15< the national army is victorius, and has forced mulieres operarios exercitus out of the east, and back to resume their operations in the center of the countrñy, giving us time to import new armament
Roll 1d20 = 13

Anonymous Refugee  656

Cool to see this starting to pick up. Might try to make an update for BPU tomorrow. One question, how do I use the roll function? Like this:
Roll 1d20 ?

Anonymous Refugee  657

You put what you want to roll into brackets
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Anonymous Refugee  660

Expanded details on BPU:

>Council Republic
>The electorate votes for local candidates from the VSKP (All Union Communist Party) for the ST (Council of the Union) lower house and the TT (Council of Nationalities) upper house, which forms the BLSAT (Supreme Council of Baltic Peoples Union) - the highest legislative branch of government. BLSAT in turn appoints the Council of Ministers and the Premier of the Union, who act as the executive branch.
From 1999 on, many measures limiting the individual influence of party officials and BLSAT councilmen were implemented, including term limits and right of recall, but most importantly a process that would choose the nominees to the elections by lot, as well as a yearly lottery that invites new party members which currently is the only way to join the VSKP.
>BPU is a federation, composed of Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian and Polish council republics.

>A good segment of Lithuanian population is Orthodox, however due to the earlier anti-religious policies that lasted up to 1958 and due to the current trend towards secularism, just as much identify as irreligious. Practicing Hebrews are common in urban Jewish communities, and Catholicism and Protestantism being present in Poland, Latvia, Estonia and West Prussia.

Anonymous Refugee  661

11th Century:
>An ambitious duke from Kernavė unifies the Lithuanian highland (Aukštaityja).
>With the death of Yaroslav the Wise and fracture of the Kievan Rus, the dukes of Aukštaityja lead an incursion into Belarus, ending with the principalities of the Belarusian lands swearing fealty to the Aukštaityja Grand Duke.
>First Orthodox preachers enter Lithuanian lands, but don't find much success.
12th Century:
>The Duchy of Aukštaityja expands west into the Lithuanian lowland (Žemaityja). Most defeated dukes swear fealty to the Grand Duke. The realm begins calling it self Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
13th Century:
>Livonian Crusade conquers the Estonian and northern Baltic tribes. A small crusader expedition to Lithuania gets ambushed and routed. No further hostilities erupt with the Livonian Order.
>Prussian Crusade causes existential crisis for the Prussian tribes. Western Prussia becomes the staging ground for the Teutonic Order. The eastern part pleads for help form the duke of Lithuania, who promises aid if they swear fealty, which the Prussians accept. A conflict breaks out with the Teutons, which ends indecisively.

Anonymous Refugee  662

>BPU sees Najerbi as a slightly backwards neutral regional power. A limited amount of trade exists between the two states. Occasionally this, along with the lax border policy of Najerbi, has lead to some issues with defections from the BPU, however this hasn't caused any major incidents.
>The primitive micro-nation of Xininnizi isn't viewed as anything more than an interesting factoid which the more attentive geography students sometimes remember.
<English Channel State
>BPU holds cordial relations with the ECS. While BPU has a reasonable fishing industry of its own, ESC provides as a trading partner for fish that are not native to the Baltic, but are to the English waters. Economic development help is appreciated, especially concerning the IT field specialist assistance.
<The Paganic Empire
>BPU has openly denounced the Paganic Empire on the global stage for warcrimes and alleged crimes against humanity. While no material support was sent to Paganic revolutionary groups, they have BPU's diplomatic endorsement.

Anonymous Refugee  663

The VPK (State Planning Committee) is finalizing the results of the 5 year plan. The primary focus of it was to further implement modern technology into the national infrastructure.

>5 Complete failure of the primary goal. Much of the new infrastructure was found to be faulty and large territories have been completely looked over during the implementation.

5 - 10 The infrastructure has been upgraded, however there are still regions that lack any internet access. Efforts to invigorate the IT industry have shown only slight signs of success.
10 - 15 The plan was mostly successful. While gaps remain, internet access should be now available to around 80% of the Nation. The IT sector has started to pick up the pace from where it was before.
15< The 5 year plan has been a complete success. Most regions now posses full high-speed internet access. The IT industry is now booming, promising an opportunity to become fully independent from foreign technological imports in the future.
Roll 1d20 = 20

Anonymous Refugee  676

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The western Xininnizi fleet, who had camped at the coast, suddenly saw people approaching one day. As soon as they did, they went into a state of panic and packed up their camp and sailed south along the coast until they no longer saw any sign of human activity. Then, they set up a new camp at the tip of a small peninsula. They forgot that one of the reasons they'd set out on the voyage was to find other people, but by the time they remembered that, they had already set up camp. They had no idea they'd earlier camped in the Paganic Empire's territory, and still don't know it even exists. Feeling shameful over their panic, they didn't send a ship back to inform the king of their very brief encounter with foreigners.

Three members of the crew have developed depression and anxiety as a result of the realisation that the land they've been sailing along is vastly larger than their home island, thinking "this is the edge of the world" since they believe the Earth is flat.

Meanwhile, the northern and southern fleets have still not reached land yet.
Taxamuzi Colony is established
The eastern fleet has continued exploring the island they found and more people have moved in, creating the Taxamuzi Colony. They haven't yet realised it's bigger than the island they've called home...
(Hope you don't mind that I cleaned up the blur of your borders. Just trying to keep the map clean easy to fill in for later. I assume those small things are exclaves?)

Anonymous Refugee  684

23 killed, over 100 wounded in terrorist attack
On Tuesday, a bomb that was placed on a bus detonated in Saint Helier's town centre in a terrorist attack that killed 23 citizens and wounded 108 others. Twenty passengers were killed immediately and three more died later at the hospital.
An antisemitic motive for the attack was quickly identified. A group known as the "National Freedom Party", an underground French ultranationalist organisation active in the English Channel State, claimed responsibility for the attack. The group released a statement claiming the act was to retaliate against so-called "Jewification" of the islands, which "belongs to the children of France", according to the group.

70 homes raided, undisclosed number detained in police "show of force" on Alderney
Residents of St Anne got a rough awakening on Wednesday morning after tactical police units busted down doors and detained scores of citizens throughout the town. Alderney is one of the five main islands of the English Channel State and the only one with a French majority population. In a press conference, the Chief General of Police, Louise Kurtzmann, mentioned that police had "definite leads" suggesting that "a sophisticated criminal network" exists in the area. The number of citizens that have been detained by police has not been disclosed.

Anonymous Refugee  685

PM Andersen makes TV appearance condemning attack, promises "we will do everything to ensure citizen's security"
PM Abraham Andersen addressed the public in a rare intermission on television regarding recent events. It was a short broadcast with a strong statement: "The government and people of the English Channel State will not tolerate terrorism." It was announced that the total budget of the state security apparatus would be increased by 200% and capabilities of law enforcement will be "drastically increased where necessary" as a part of "temporary measures to guarantee the cohesion and safety of our country".

Citizen's groups express concern over increase of police power
Perhaps the recently decreed changes to the state's budget and to police powers have been warranted in the face of recent events, however some groups among the population are concerned with this development. Some newspapers have published rousing criticisms of the government policy, which have been accused of leading to the volatile situation in the first place by paying too little attention to the needs and rights of national minorities. Student groups in different universities across the country have staged pickets warning of "creeping authoritarianism" and "fear mongering".
Other voices by politicians have decried the protests as being "insensitive" toward the victims of tuesday's attack.

Anonymous Refugee  686

jews everywhere...

Anonymous Refugee  793

The monarch turns 73!
The monarch of Najerbi, the Despotyn Cairo Rijan, is turning 73 soon, and is inviting the neutral and allied powers of the Najerbi state to come join him in a feast in celebration of the occasion. He's hoping to further strengthen ties with the countries and to continue the growth of Europe. Not only that, but he's trying to further introduce his heir to the throne, Ali Rijan, so that he's able to continue to build the relationship the father has cultivated during his reign.

Anonymous Refugee  826


>the paganic army prepares for a new offensive against MOE.

> 5

the army fails to execute any plan, giving MOE time to unify and make a comeback

5 - 10
the army launches a midly succesful attack on various MOE bases, destroying coordination for them for a few weeks. the war continues to be unpopular

10 - 15
the army succesfully begins a millitary campaign against MOE. the campaign is heavy on the use of field artillery. the campaign lifts the popularity of the war

15 <
the millitary launches a COINTEL campaign. it divides MOE a lot, leaving it unarmed for a month or two

Roll 1d20 = 2

(nah that rocks brother)

Anonymous Refugee  842

Terrorist leader to be tried for heinous criminal acts
Jules de Moulinsart (61), known under the codename Montlouis, was among the people detained in raids on Alderney. He's now been identified as one of the masterminds behind the extensive underground criminal network that exists on Alderney and beyond. He is facing life imprisonment for charges of conspiracy to commit murder in 23 counts and numerous other charges. Police and state officials are expecting justice to be delivered swiftly.

A glance at the full extent of French underground terrorist network
The raids on Alderney have uncovered the full extent of the criminal happenings within our islands for the first time. It was revealed that a sinister group known as the "New French Army" is operating as the military arm of the extremist National Freedom Party with "extensive ties" to the European mainland, as described by a new report released by state police. The new information includes evidence for extensive smuggling of illegal arms, ammunition and explosive material between the New French Army and elements of the Mulieres Operarios Exercitus, a militia group active in the war-torn Paganic Empire. While the actual goals and motives of these groups are unclear, it is believed that more terrorist attacks would have followed had the state not cracked down on the situation. It has caused a public uproar and a call for the government to take swift measures on the international stage.

Anonymous Refugee  843

Letter to the editor: Military struggles of Paganic Empire a call to action for European governments
The following letter was written by a citizen to the editor of The Saint Helier Times
A deteriorating situation in the Paganic Empire has made security in the rest of Europe more volatile, with insurgent groups demonstrably possessing extensive networks and cells throughout Europe. Therefore, leaders of European nations cannot afford to look on while our neighbour descends into civil war; looking away from the conflict will drag us right down with them. Najerbi can no longer rely on its policy of neutrality and diplomacy to guarantee the security of its citizens, but must rather commit to ensuring peace by taking appropriate measures. A unanimous and clear response to terrorism is needed, while at the same time efforts must be made to strengthen democracy in the country.
Our government is in a uniquely good position to facilitate an agreement to this end between Najerbi and the Baltic People's Union. We must come together and aid the struggling people of the Paganic Empire to restore peace and security to our continent.

Deputy foreign minister attends Najerbi monarch's birthday celebrations
The deputy Foreign Minister of the English Channel State, Mr. René Demander, has flown to Rijan to attend celebrations of the monarch's 73rd birthday. His Excellency Cairo Rijan met his distinguished guests not just to celebrate the occasion, but to celebrate the friendly and productive partnership European countries enjoy with each other. The event was a great success, apart from a small incident where a member of the minister's entourage accidentally spilled a glass of wine on the monarch's son Ali.

Anonymous Refugee  844

Government moves toward increased global cooperation in science & technology
A decision reached by the State Department of Science and Education aims to facilitate greater ties in scientific research and technological development with the English Channel State's international partners. Especially the great success of the BPU's IT industry serves as a role model for the country. It is planned:
>to facilitate partnerships between universities and institutions in the ECS, BPU and Najerbi to allow the exchange of knowledge, students and researchers
>to provide aid and consultancy to Najerbi for the development of the industrial sector to create jobs and economic growth in the country.
>to help in the Paganic Empire's programme of electrification of the countryside
The plans have been circulated to the respective countries' diplomatic missions in the ECS, and representatives of the BPU, Najerbi and the Paganic Empire have all been invited to discuss the ideas for cooperation.

Anonymous Refugee  864

Who is MOE?

Anonymous Refugee  907

mulieres operarios exercitus, insurgent group

Anonymous Refugee  939

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Exploration continues
The Xininnizi fleets sent to the north and south have begun to noticeably drift from their courses, but they don't really care if it's not exactly north and south as long as they're going somewhere. Neither has reached land yet, but they catch enough fish to survive (because of their long history of inbreeding and living in an environment with little to no fresh water, they've developed a genetic resistance to high salinity and rudimentary desalination techniques are sufficient for them to drink seawater).
King Ukkabikabi VII has another dream...
The king had a dream where he saw Xininni people living in faraway lands in prosperity and himself sitting on a shiny throne with a hundred concubines. Following this dream, he encouraged people to have as many children as possible and declared that he "did his part" by having sex with twenty different women (in exchange for the title of "lady" and five free fish per month for a year); his wife was a bit suspicious, but reluctantly accepted the explanation that it was only for the purpose of procreation and making the dream come true faster.
Colonies grow
The western fleet finally sent a ship back to inform of their discovery of land. Fifty people joined them on their way back to the new and exciting land. One man went insane on the way, screaming "there's no land!" before jumping off the ship. There was a rescue attempt, but it's assumed he drowned.

Meanwhile, Taxamuzi Colony grows as more people move in and children are born there. The crown prince relocated there with his wife and children.

Anonymous Refugee  1147

Terrorist leader Jules de Moulinsart escapes from captivity
The leader of the so-called "New French Army" has escaped from police custody before his trial could begin. The current whereabouts are unknown. Information that leads to his arrest carries a reward of up to C£1 000 000.

PM Anderson signs highest military budget in ECS history
The state police and coast guard are getting a large budget boost as political security in Europe enters a more volatile era. Ambitious plans for the acquisition of new personnel and equipment are being drafted by both institutions, who will receive a total of C£200 million each.

Anonymous Refugee  1197

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Peninsula Secured
Najerbi has finally acquired the peninsula from the country down South and has welcomed the new citizens its acquired with a celebration. Luckily due to its closeness with Najerbi and its recent alienation from the other country, the citizens should have an easy time assimilating. Not only that, but the current government is starting right away on the creation of a new port city, having everything pre-planned beforehand as they were 95% sure the deal would go through. However due to the creation of this new port city, recent outrage has occurred in the old port city of Murujn, where due to crumbling infrastructure, the port will shut down to make way for the new port until it can be repaired to modern standards. Because of this, the dock workers have gone on strike to prevent the shut down.
Najerbi is very aware of the situation between the Paganic Empire and MOE. While no terror attacks have occurred in Najerbi, thanks to the presence of military always active as well as counter intelligence, the government has noticed an increase in captured suspects that seem to have links back to the MOE. Currently it wishes to not interfere with another countries affairs, not only due to its more passive foreign policy, but because the current government is more focused on domestic policy. However, if the BPU & and the ECS agree to an intervention for humanitarian purposes, then Najerbi would be obliged to help

Anonymous Refugee  1198

A Letter to the Paganic Empire
Towards the Paganic Empire,
The Holy State of Najerbi is concerned about the recent surge in terrorist and radical activity occurring within the Empire. Having neutralized terrorist of its own, Najerbi is frightened that any MOE terrorist would try to reradicalize the former terrorist that lay within its borders of Najerbi. And so Najerbi writes this letter inform the Empire that if not held under control, drastic measures may needed to be taken.

Anonymous Refugee  1499

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De Moulinsart re-emerges in Bordeaux, New French Army captures first city
Appearing on a livestream surrounded by armed men, the commander of the New French Army announced the capture of the town of Bordeaux. "We are taking over this lawless land and returning it to our ideal, our dream; let the peoples of Europe and of all the world know that there is no future without a free and united French state. We are not terrorists, we are not criminals, we are our own nation and we are building it for the sake of our children and seeking friendship with all the good decent and upright people in the world. If you come to us with war we will give you war in return, and if you come to us with peace we will give you peace in return."
"Our homeland and its children will once again be one, united under one banner waving from Brest to Marseille."
The New French Army is now no longer a loose terrorist militia, but are in fact, surprisingly, creating a state. It's estimated that it has between 2000 and 4000 fighters, most of them new recruits from the French countryside who had followed a recruitment call toward the so-called Free French Republic, a state that Montlouis' militia seems to aim to create in Europe. The group took over the strategic city very suddenly and has now established its headquarters there, a surprising move that nobody had expected as no one was aware where Montlouis escaped to or what he was doing. It's yet unknown how the other European nations will react.

Anonymous Refugee  1500

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"Free French Republic" captures more land, expands rapidly
The new French state is growing as its army is moving quickly along the coastal regions of the Bay of Biscay, possibly in preparation for a push further inland to establish dominance over the French heartland.

ECS foreign ministry expresses "serious concern" over the news from France
The foreign minister of the English Channel State, Gregory Jobert, assured the public that "the government is monitoring the situation closely" and "are in active discussions on our strategic response. We are ready for everything." The state had only recently increased its military spending significantly.

Anonymous Refugee  1555

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Two fleets still haven't reached land...
Starting to get frustrated, the fleets that originally headed north and south are now going east and west. Of course, that's why they haven't yet reached land, but they don't yet know that.
Encounter with Paganic Empire imminent?
The colony on the peninsula (now called Ubimuxi Colony) had an incident where fishermen saw what looked to be a travelling group of people who were clearly not Xininni. It seemed that they noticed the Xininni fishermen, but neither group made any attempt to communicate. However, could this be about to change...? Is Xininnizi finally going to have its first proper interaction with a foreign country?
Birthrate skyrockets
Babies are born all over the country! The king alone impregnated a hundred women, and while sixteen miscarried, that's still 84 new heirs to the throne. There's no official census, but the idea "let's all have kids at the same time, it'll be fun" spread among the population (even those who think the king is just a horny old man cheating on his wife) and its results are starting to show in the increased need for food. The colonies help, but they're still small and not the most fertile land...
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Anonymous Refugee  1592

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The Najerbi sees the rise of the Free French Republic as a huge threat to themselves, as with now two "liberation" movements present in Europe, this may stir unrest and old tension from the Flower Rebellion may rear its ugly head. So its immediately calls its reserves to go and squash the terrorist before they make significant ground. It also calls for an air raid on their territory. Finally, heightens intelligence within Najerbi to silence any any organization trying to seize the moment for another rebellion.
A Message to the English Channel States
The Holy State of Najerbi will send the ECS 3,000 troops in order to stop further terrorist encroachment in what was previously France. While they do not oppose a French state, any state run by terrorist scum will not be recognized by The Holy State of Najerbi

>Roll for the amount of days to take a ship from Najerbi to ECS Roll 1d10 = 8

>1-5: 5 days
>Anything after 5 will be just its number

>Roll for the success on an air raid on the town of Bordeaux Roll 1d20 = 6

>1-5 : Planes cannot fly out there
>6-10: Mainly hit civilians
>11-15: Mainly hit FFA, some civilian casualty
>16-20: Hit FFA, minimal to no civilian casualty

Anonymous Refugee  1594

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ECS welcomes military assistance from Najerbi
The ECS government appreciates the contingent of 3000 troops currently underway from Najerbi to be stationed on the islands. However, experts warn of the possibility the FFR might try to intercept or attack the naval convoy during its journey through the Bay of Biscay.
The incoming troops will be the first military personnel stationed on the island since the end of the Second World War, signaling the European continent's further descent into war and chaos. It is hoped that stability may return to Europe through security cooperation.

ECS Coast Guard acquires four Castle-class patrol ships
To help our security forces protect our country from any threat, the ECS coast guard is adding four new off-shore patrol boats to its fleet. The new acquisition is intended to deter terrorist incursions into ECS sovereign territory and increase the coast guard's capabilities further out at sea.

200 killed, over 1000 wounded in 'atrocious' air raids on Bordeaux
The Royal Najerbi Air Forces have carried out bombing raids on the city of Bordeaux which had been captured by the so-called New French Army. However, instead of hitting military targets, it seems as though the planes targeted urban population centers and civilian targets. French terrorist leader Montlouis said about the bombings: "You are the ones who label us terrorist, yet you massacre our people in such a cowardly manner (...) We will avenge every innocent victim of your campaign. (...) If you do not cease your attacks immediately, then I hope you are prepared for the consequences.".

Anonymous Refugee  1595

The ECS has denounced the air raids, cautioning the Najerbi military command to exercise caution and be responsible in the use of force. A spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry said. "Our government and our country is saddened by all unnecessary loss of life. We can not sink to the levels of the terrorists. The way forward is to be accountable and support the people of France who are suffering under the threat of war and violence."

Free French Republic makes push to Pyrenees, captures more coastal and inland territory
The Pyrenees are an attractive strategic target for the FFR as it may use the mountains to its defensive advantage. Experts are also predicting that the FFR might make a push into the sovereign territory of the Paganic Empire, which partially lies in the territory the FFR claims to be "natural French land". However, it is more likely they will first establish themselves in unclaimed territory, aiming to complete the conquest of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region before building up more forces for ground invasions.
There is some hope among the surrounding states that the NFA may end up getting bogged down as the territory it captures reaches the limit of what it can defend and manage. The FFR has grown in size rapidly, from taking over one city to controlling an area of now nearly 30 000 square kilometers with a population of over 5 million.

are Paganic Empire and BPU anons still here?

Anonymous Refugee  1601

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The Najerbi government is in a panic. They try their best to make sure the citizens of Najerbi did not hear of the disastrous air raids. They begin to question what had happened that caused such a spectacular failure. They finally pin it down to a miscalculations by the Air Force, due to the sudden rush to act on this crisis, they had used barley fresh pilots to man the planes and hoped they would be good enough before veterans were available. This however seemed to have been a grave mistake, and it hurt the war effort. The government tries to quietly reprimand the Air Force and strips all pilots in that air raid of their duties. The government is still antsy about not conducting air raids, so they carefully select some more experienced pilots to air raid surrounding areas so that the FFA can't expand any more. They EMPHASIZE infrastructure like roads and bridges that will hinder progress and allow for time for the troops to come in. They also emphasize to target areas specifically away from civilians.
>How much was destroyed to hinder further expansion by percent Roll 1d100 = 51

Anonymous Refugee  1602

Political Crisis
The opposition parties, mainly the Party of the Flower, are asking to get detail on what occurred during military operations in France. They keep getting the boot, which makes one Ali Mibayar (PotF political) curious, so he contacts a friend in the ECS to send him a picture of the newspaper headline. He awaits the answer in anticipation. The intelligence agency notices this but does not act, due to a longstanding policy of not persecuting the left wing opposition, due to fear of bolstering the Flower Rebellion into seizing the moment to once again become active (or at least openly active)
idk, they usually come at random, so I don't think they are active but they might jump in at any point

Anonymous Refugee  1603

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The Battle of Limoges
THE New French Army is besieging the city of Limoges, aiming to take control of the strategically and economically important city of 100 000 inhabitants. The advance of the militia has been hindered by precision strikes by the Holy Najerbi Air Forces, which has targeted infrastructure such as roads, railroads and bridges and also hit the insurgents' equipment and personnel directly, resulting in high losses among the NFA (Targets of the strikes shown in red). The airport to the northwest of the city has also been hit severely, so that the militants wouldn't be able to use it.
The airstrikes have significantly slowed down the insurgent's advance over the Vienne river, which it needs to gain access to the city's urban centre. However, it is predicted that the NFA takeover of Limoges is only a matter of time, as there are no significant ground forces opposing the militia.
The militants have managed to shoot down a Najerbian F-4 Phantom II fighter-bomber plane using a MANPAD in the south-west of Limoges. The aircraft had been flying low near the village of Mérignac when it was hit by a surface to air missile. The pilot managed to eject from the plane and was later captured by the militants; it is expected the airman's capture will be a significant bargaining chip for the FFR.

Anonymous Refugee  1604

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French militia manufacturing chemical weapons
The NFA is expanding its arsenal by incorporating production of weaponized fluorine gas, the terrorist state's leadership boasted in a shocking announcement. The chemical agent is highly toxic to humans and has similar effects to chlorine gas. It is yet unknown how the militia plans to employ the chemical weapon, but it is deemed highly likely that they will be used against civilians of European countries, although the terrorists claim they want to use the weapon as a "deterrent".

Experts: Najerbi at high risk of terrorism
While the Holy State has strengthened its internal security apparatus and taken appropriate measures to ensure the safety of its people, the recent military campaign against French insurgents have put the nation in the crosshairs of terrorism. Especially the country's porous external borders are seen as problematic by experts, who warn that French terrorist sleeper cells could already be present in the country and that Najerbian security forces "have their work cut out".

Ali Mibayar receives news about air raids, but it's in English
The Najerbian opposition politician has gotten information on the true nature of the air raids on Bordeaux, however the documents he received from his source in the ECS are all in English. As he works on a Najibu translation, he and his comrades are holding their breath to find out what truly happened so they can bring the information to the public.

I got rid of the big arrow on the map, if you don't mind.

Anonymous Refugee  1605

ECS dispatches security advisors to Rijan
The Government of the English Channel State is sending an expert team of national security advisors from its own ranks to the capital of Najerbi to provide assistance in maintaining the national security of its strategic ally. It is hoped that through cooperation, the two nations can help each other overcome present security challenges. The ECS government wants to prevent instability in the Holy State

State police forms rapid-strike force
Until now, the ECS has been powerless to Having no armed forces, the English Channel State relies solely on police and coast guard services to keep the peace in the country. With a hostile state right on the shore, the stability of the island nation faces serious challenges, and the threat of conquest by the NFA is a very real one. Even with military assistance from Najerbi, the ECS is seriously threatened. Recognizing this, the government approved the formation of a new specialized state police unit to conduct operations abroad. This unit is to be used for clandestine operations, reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering, as well as precision strikes and tactical operations.
There are also rumors that the state coast guard is currently training its own group of "frogman" forces, however representatives did not respond to a request for comment.
Voices within the country criticizing the increased police militarization have fallen silent amid the conflicts raging on the continent.

Anonymous Refugee  1615

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Current map of south France
>Purple: Paganic Empire
>Blue: Free French Republic
>Light blue: Ongoing battles
>Red: Najerbi airstrikes

Anonymous Refugee  1628

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The next day, the Najerbi government is informed of the destruction of a F-4 plane and the capture of a pilot. This doesn't deter them from continuing the air raids but does serve as propaganda fodder to rally the populace towards the war. News station tell the tale of the brave hero. Rallies are held, his face is shown everywhere, decrying the wicked acts of the terrorists and praising the Najerbi efforts. They decide their next course of action.

ECS Security Advisors
The Minister of Interior Security greets these advisors and invites them over for tea. They discuss the current wave of terrorism in the continent and how best to make sure that both their countries stay stable in this uncertain times.

The Truth
While this is occurring, Mibayar has located a translator and is shocked to find out the truth. He goes on his computer to send the message to his colleague when he realizes the message sent to him from his ECS pal has gone missing. Not only that, but his channel for communications is experiencing problems. He notices the intelligence agents surrounding his home. He asked what was the matter and they said an increase in terrorist threats in the area made it so that they were dispatched at all members of the assembly within the range of the area. They say it'll be a while before he can move freely. Mibayar stays inside and begins to think on how he can expose the crimes committed by the government

Anonymous Refugee  1629

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New Strategy
Since the forest Landes of Gascony is giving the FFA cover from the Royal Najerbi Air Force, it has been decided to firebomb the forest closest to the city of Bordeaux (the upper half of it) to expose the enemy to the planes. Once exposed, air raids will be conducted in the region, to destory any squads hiding in the forrest and to cause the terrain to become unusable and hard to traverse through
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Anonymous Refugee  1673

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Northern fleet finally reaches land!
The northern Xininni fleet, which had at this point been sailing east instead, reached land. The new colony was named Tulanu Xininnizi ("Old Xininnizi") because the king had a dream where he was told by the spirits of his ancient ancestors that the next landmass reached would be the ancestral homeland of the Xininni people.
Colonies expand
The existing colonies continue expanding. At this point, Taxamuzi Colony's population is estimated to be about the same as the "mainland".
King Ukkabikabi VII's speech confuses but also excites masses
The king held a speech at the royal stage:
>We must look to expand most rapidly in the newest discovered land, in the east, as this is the land that will define our future just as it defined our past. It is where we came from, and as such it is where we must return. Now is the time to fulfil our destiny! We have the opportunity to reclaim the land of our great ancestors. Let us join together and do so!
People are divided on whether the king meant that everyone should pack up and leave and move to the newly discovered land, or if he meant something else. No one really knows yet, but many have immediately prepared to relocate if others do the same.
Southern fleet still doesn't reach land...
They're seriously considering turning back at this point, but the captain keeps telling them they'll reach land soon enough.

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