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Quite lot of important developments even for a "quiet" year
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Now that I see it, you are right about it.
I felt that without many events it would be boring but there are many things to explain behind them as well. :)
 

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Just wanted to show how much fun I'm having at MDS haha.
It will take me a few time to release the next update, tomorrow I return to classes and I wanted to chill and have a normal play without thinking about writing. :p

So far the most interesting stuff in this save has been:

° 2007, People's Republic of China invades Somalia after seizure of a Chinese vessel and the execution of it's tripulation.
° 2008, Bush declares war against the Cuba-Ecuador-Venezuela alliance fighting Colombia in March.
By the end of May the communist regime in Cuba was defeated, Ecuador surrendered in July after a naval invasion by USA while Venezuela got invaded in September (They were beating the crap out of Colombia until United States landed on Maturin province and threatened Caracas) finally Venezuela surrendered in October.
° 2008, Taiwan Elections are won by the Democratic Progressive Party and they claim Taiwan as an independent nation.
° 2008, USA elections, Hillary Clinton wins the elections. (Not a big excuse here about her winning but I didn't want to keep OTL course)
° 2010, (June 16th) People's Republic of China declares that Taiwan is part of China and launches a major amphibious assault at the south of Taiwan island along Special Forces landing to support the assault.
° 2010, the American Economy keeps recovering from the recession.
° 2010, July 5th, Taiwan surrenders after the brutal landing is successful. (I had 15k casualties while Taiwan only had like 5k, but I started a huge bombing campaign against the capital too)
° 2011, Arab Spring, Gadaffi with chinese aerial support manages to beat the rebels.
° 2011, May, China decides to launch Operation Sunset. Special Forces land at Nagasaki (Kyushu) and Matsuyama (Shikoku) and the Second Pacific War starts.

South Korea almost killed my North Korea ally, had to send numerous reinforcements along Pakistani troops. We eventually took Seoul and the country collapsed.

Anyways, just wanted to share it.
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(BTW, Russia financed a coup attempt against me so I'll probably take back the Far East from them)
 

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What a great continuation.
I'm sorry I did not notice this before, but, I congratulate you on the reward for the best AAR of the month.
 

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Hi everyone, wanted to say that next update will probably be posted until the weekend, today I went back to classes and I really want to get my student exchange sooo. :p

What a great continuation.
I'm sorry I did not notice this before, but, I congratulate you on the reward for the best AAR of the month.
Well :p I just wanted to show off my game in MDS haha, so soon we'll return to Korean Peninsula. :)

Thanks! :D
I was so excited about being awarded with WriteAAR of the week. :p
I'm really trying to keep this AAR interesting haha, so I've been researching about Korea too! :p
 

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Hi everyone, I'm so sorry for not being able to post an update in two weeks, I've been quite busy with the classes, homework and that stuff.

Right now I'm working on a research project about Japan (Yup, that country is slowly winning over my heart, haha.) But do not worry, I'll try to post an update soon, this isn't dead.
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I'm reminded why I've never played any of the modern scenarios for DH...
It's a little hard to take seriously due to how much it runs against national interests
(I mean, wtf is China doing in Japan? especially in 2011 with the Hu Jintao leadership who was stuck in a political deadlock over internal reforms)

° 2010, (June 16th) People's Republic of China declares that Taiwan is part of China and launches a major amphibious assault at the south of Taiwan island along Special Forces landing to support the assault.
China's Anti-Succession Law was passed in 2005, essentially obligating its leadership to go to war if Taiwan ever declares independence.
Whomever wrote this mod forgot to do their research ^^;


Still interested in seeing where you'll be taking this Korea in the 50s~
Reading Cho Bong-am's history, it definitely feels like Korea would be much better than today's version if he had been in charge instead of Rhee.
 
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Chapter IV: Beyond our Hanguk. (Part I)

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Chapter IV: Beyond our Hanguk. (Part I)
“Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” - Joseph Stalin, former leader of the Soviet Union.
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Gyeongmudae, Seoul, Republic of Korea. ~ March 5th, 1953.

Hours had passed since the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, died; leaving some kind of power vacuum at Moscow much to the worry of the Western Countries along those neighbouring the Soviet Union.

"President Cho, we think that restoring the previous level of mobilization is needed just in case of further instability. We should have a strong position in Asia, the security of the region starts here, in the Korean Peninsula and that's why we suggest the re-enactment of the general mobilization at least as a temporal measure to dissuade the communists from trying anything that threatens both Korea and Japan." - said the american advisor.

President Cho Bong-am was worried about the new president in the United States, Dwight Eisenhower was strongly opposed to communism as most of the Republican Party was. The korean president wanted to leave the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union (Along the People's Republic of China) he thought that only a neutral Korea would remain safe from the fights between the two most powerful nations in the world.

"The country is still stabilizing, we can't return to the general mobilization, right now we are still in partial mobilization while at peace!" - president Cho didn't want to reenact the general mobilization as it would be a huge hit to his popularity, that wasn't the main reason behind it but losing popularity may allow Chang Myon or Park Chung-hee to gain more influence in korean politics. If they got strong enough they would be a threat for his national project to develop the country, both in economic and political issues.

"We understand the issues about mobilizing the country once again, specially when there's not a direct threat to Korea but we must also be ready. The United States acted swiftly to stop the northern aggression clearly supported by the Soviet Union and China, we pushed the KPA back to the north and we forced them to retreat beyond the Yalu. It's clear that our only interest is keeping Korea safe from the communists and we would appreciate more cooperation from your government." - it was obvious, the advisor was quite angry, it made sense considering that his son died during the Battle of Busan.

United States wanted to keep Korea away from communism, while president Cho wanted to stay cordial with both superpowers while preserving Korea's independence. It was a tough position, some considered him as a communist sympathizer but he was only interested in keeping a stable path for Korea to take; specially a safe one away from foreign squabbles as the worst times Korea had experienced were fault of other countries. Ranging from direct brutality coming from Japan to the silent support that United States and United Kingdom gave to Japan back in the past regarding the future of Korea.

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The Man of Steel: Stalin. - Min Ji-hyo.

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On March 7th, 1952, a document commonly known as the "Stalin Note" was sent to the representatives of the Western Allied powers: United States, France and the United Kingdom.
Stalin's Note was a proposal put forth by the Soviet Union's leader (Joseph Stalin) and it was focused towards the reunification and neutralization of Germany in the context of the Cold War.
The document didn't mention specific economic conditions for the country and it also guaranteed the rights of man and also the basic freedoms.

Several authors think that it was just a bluff, as James Warburg testified before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations in March 27th, 1952. It's easy to understand why several historians consider the note as a bluff, after all, two years before the Soviet Union had supported North Korea's attempt to reunite the peninsula through the force. Through the world, people usually ignores the importance of the Korean War but it was decisive or at least it was for Stalin's foreign policy: he was determined to avoid another failure like the one in Korea.

While Korea wasn't officially an american ally, it was evident that United States would defend the peninsula if a foreign country (China or the Soviet Union) decided to intervene in the nation. Korea was neutral on paper but the reality was quite different, the country was behind the american shield. Now, let's consider why the Korean War was so decisive in Stalin's policy.

He supported the reunification of the country through the force and it eventually backfired on him, China proved their lack of will to intervene against the United States, North Korea was gone from the map and the United States held a strategic position in East Asia. But that wasn't the only thing, the reunification gave birth to a "neutral" country strongly aligned towards the United States and he was determined to avoid that in Germany; that's why he placed such a strong emphasis on those points regarding Germany's neutrality and total neutralization in foreign affairs.

However, the Soviet Union wasn't the only one learning from the Korean War, United States took important lessons as well. They already thought that West Germany was such a valueable piece to balance the power in Europe, but they were even more decided to stop the reunification if it indirectly helped Stalin's interests. However, the mood was quite different in both Britain and France; both countries were exhausted from the Second World War and their governments weren't happy about the idea of another conflict of reunification taking place and specially not in Europe.

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Only France and the United Kingdom supported the proposal coming from Moscow, however, United States along West Germany opposed it, there were different reasons behind their decision to not approve the proposal.
The government in the Federal Republic of Germany, also known as West Germany, was decided to complete the integration of their country into the West. Chancellor Adenauer thought that a neutralized and united Germany could easily fall against the Soviet Union, he thought that the country wouldn't have enough strength to defend itself. It's important to notice, Konrad Adenauer wanted a united Germany but he was realistic enough to notice the trap that Gromyko and Stalin placed for the Western Powers.

The opposition coming from the United States was different from the one coming from Western Germany. President Eisenhower knew that the note was just a bluff, after all, the Soviet Union had showed their interest in exporting their ideology. Truman had China's fall, Vietnam's fall and he almost lost Korea, but Eisenhower was decided to avoid all those foreign policy issues, he knew that Stalin's true intention was taking all Germany so he decided to follow his game.

By mid-March he announced that if Germany was reunited they should be allowed to determine their own foreign policy, placing a strong emphasis on letting them join NATO if they wanted to. It was evident that Stalin would oppose such condition, but it was an effective way for president Eisenhower to kick back the ball to Stalin's courtyard while preserving a strong position for international viewers.


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After president Eisenhower's answer, Stalin had no options left: he chose to reject the proposal made by United States and they were judged by international viewers as "trying to influence other countries by ignoring their self-determination right."
The Soviet Union had numerous successes regarding foreign policy, but after their mistake in Korea it seemed that Gromyko was only causing foreign policy blunders. Eventually, he was removed and incarcerated by Stalin, accused of trying to sabotage the Soviet Union.
However, that's a topic for another time.

Several authors, historians and researchers believe that the whole affair regarding the note was so distanced from Korea but the truth behind it can be seen easily. Stalin wanted an easy victory and the best place to get it was at Germany, the country that years ago invaded and brutally murdered millions of citizens from the Soviet Union. However, he ignored the western will to oppose him, while Britain and France stayed as bystanders the United States chose to reject Stalin's ambitions.

Nonetheless, Korea and Germany weren't his only blunders in foreign policy. After all, he had the opportunity to determine Iran's fate, but it will be further studied in the next chapter.

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Hi everyone!

I wanted to apologize for taking such a long time to post the update, I've been quite busy, today I had a test and I was in good mood to write something. :p

This Chapter will focus on several events around the world, that's why the title basically says: "Beyond our Korea", so you can have a guess about which events we'll cover. :)

Uhm, another thing I wanted to say, I'll take a small time to post the next updates, I'm still working on my project about Japan (focused on Taisho period) but I'd need to write new events specially an interesting foreign policy chaos I've been planning.

I hope you enjoyed this update.
Greetings.
 
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I'm reminded why I've never played any of the modern scenarios for DH...
It's a little hard to take seriously due to how much it runs against national interests
(I mean, wtf is China doing in Japan? especially in 2011 with the Hu Jintao leadership who was stuck in a political deadlock over internal reforms)


China's Anti-Succession Law was passed in 2005, essentially obligating its leadership to go to war if Taiwan ever declares independence.
Whomever wrote this mod forgot to do their research ^^;


Still interested in seeing where you'll be taking this Korea in the 50s~
Reading Cho Bong-am's history, it definitely feels like Korea would be much better than today's version if he had been in charge instead of Rhee.
I'll divide my answer for the two things you mentioned. :p

A) Yeah, haha, I've always liked modern scenarios but it's so...hard to find them realistic enough. I enjoyed them just to play around but to be honest I can't even imagine a full-blown war like the ones the game has. Specially over "small" issues like the taking down of a syrian jet in Turkey the mod has.

B) Well, regarding Taiwan it was confusing haha. My knowledge about China is quite limited to be honest, my main focus has been on Japan recently while I'm also trying to learn about Korea. But the mod managed the thing quite...strange. Basically the mod had Taiwan declaring independence and I chose to wait to see if I could try something as I thought "China would surely invade the island if they tried this" but there wasn't any reaction event haha so after two years I chose to invade because I got bored tbh. :p

C) Thanks ^^ I've had some issues finding enough information about Korea, I didn't think it would be this hard haha.
But I have a plan for Korea, in some months (almost a year) it has become one of my favourite contries. It may seem dumb as it started by some songs but it soon evolved into a true interest about the country and I've enjoyed reading about it.
It also makes me reflex about how they could and my country hasn't been able to develop enough.

:)
And yes, I agree about Rhee, perhaps he was a necessary evil...but I don't think his domestic policies were even -thaaaat- good. I mean, he placed the cornerstones that Park Chung-hee used later, but I think they could be placed without the corruption of Rhee's regime.
Thanks for your answer. ^^

Take your time, eagerly awaiting the next update!
Thanks!
I've been eaten alive haha, but I'm trying my best.
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Some quite detailed plotting there. I don't envy South Korea its balancing act.
 

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A careful balancing act would help Korea so much. Especially when you consider that being the 'backdoor' to China brings huge economic benefits (just look at Hong Kong's meteoric rise since PRC establishment). The downside would be that the Non-Aligned Movement wouldn't start until 1961, which means you'll have a rough balancing act (especially on borders of PRC/USSR) until the group forms. Once it does though and you huddle up with Nehru and Nasser, Soviet desire for friendship with India/Egypt should guarantee that they leave you alone. And China will be too busy with internal problems after the Great Leap Backwards.

C) Thanks ^^ I've had some issues finding enough information about Korea, I didn't think it would be this hard haha.

Finding good information on Asia development in general is hard due to the profound Eurocentric bias of the English web. I had assumed you spoke Korean... which would make the task much more manageable.

And yes, I agree about Rhee, perhaps he was a necessary evil...but I don't think his domestic policies were even -thaaaat- good. I mean, he placed the cornerstones that Park Chung-hee used later, but I think they could be placed without the corruption of Rhee's regime.

Personally, I feel that Rhee's extrajudiciary mass murder vs communist sympathizers destroyed any chance of an early Korean reunificiation, because it also forced the north into a hardliner perspective. Though admittedly, it's not a topic I'm well read on. For a Korea victorious in the Korean War, he would certainly have been a disaster because reconciliation is needed more than crackdown.
 
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Hi everyone, apologies for taking so long to post the updates, I've been a bit busy.
A friend of mine is teaching me japanese while I'm still working on my research about Japan, but I'm already writing the "sketch" for the next update.

It will have this structure, basically:
An update covering the situation with Iran, another one (this one will probably be a bit brief) covering Egypt and possibly the American elections and the last one will focus on the Socialist nations.

I'm also testing some new events to create the chaos I promised in the game. :p
You'll soon see the Reds going on the offensive again.

Some quite detailed plotting there. I don't envy South Korea its balancing act.
Korea has numerous challenges ahead, two Red and scary neighbours at her borders, a new president at the White House (decided to stop the communism from expanding over the world) and also an interesting situation regarding domestic politics.

At the moment, the current president has the avantage, but, will he play his cards in the right way? ^^

A careful balancing act would help Korea so much. Especially when you consider that being the 'backdoor' to China brings huge economic benefits (just look at Hong Kong's meteoric rise since PRC establishment). The downside would be that the Non-Aligned Movement wouldn't start until 1961, which means you'll have a rough balancing act (especially on borders of PRC/USSR) until the group forms. Once it does though and you huddle up with Nehru and Nasser, Soviet desire for friendship with India/Egypt should guarantee that they leave you alone. And China will be too busy with internal problems after the Great Leap Backwards.
You are right about the Non-Aligned Movement and indeed, Korea has the chance of receiving numerous benefits if they play their hand well.
Once Mao starts creating chaos at China they won't be an isue, well, they will always remain one to be but at least he will focus on the country instead of Korea or Taiwan.

Regarding the Soviet Union, well, Stalin won't live for ever and eventually I bet any Soviet government will notice benefits in having a neutral Korea instead of an american aligned Korea.
(The interesting thing in the game is that Japan chose to stay as american puppet :p So I'll have to mess up some things over there or think about a good explanation for that.)


Finding good information on Asia development in general is hard due to the profound Eurocentric bias of the English web. I had assumed you spoke Korean... which would make the task much more manageable.
Oh indeed, speaking Korean would make it so much easier.
It's something I plan to do as well, right now I totally fell in love with Japan but eventually (once I find a good place to learn korean in my country :( ) I'll go ahead towards korean. :)

And yes, it has been a bit hard to find good information specially about Korea, I have no issues finding about China or Japan but Korea is still a bit hard to find.


Personally, I feel that Rhee's extrajudiciary mass murder vs communist sympathizers destroyed any chance of an early Korean reunificiation, because it also forced the north into a hardliner perspective. Though admittedly, it's not a topic I'm well read on. For a Korea victorious in the Korean War, he would certainly have been a disaster because reconciliation is needed more than crackdown.
I think that the massive bombing the Americans used against North Korea played an important factor in the mindset of the North Korean leadership.
But yes, I think that Rhee wasn't the best option to get a united peninsula (at least in a peaceful way), from what I have read Kim Gu could have been a great leader for the country.

And you are right about it, I tried to portray how would Rhee act after winning the Korean War.
I think that going around purging "communists" would be the most realistic action Rhee would take after beating the North, however, violence and oppression would not be the answer to bring stability to the peninsula.
Eventually, his decisions came back for him.

A united Korea also has the opportunity to focus on the Koreans living abroad earlier as they don't have a permanent threat right at the border, so I'm planning to cover soon the topic about Koreans in China and Japan too. I've been researching about the topic as well.
:)
 

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I've had this AAR on my backburner for a while now, and I've finally gotten caught up to the present. I know it's been a little while since the last update was posted, but I wanted to let you know that I've been enjoying seeing how a reunified Korea finds its feet on the world stage, and I'm eagerly awaiting the promised chapters to come :)
 

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I've had this AAR on my backburner for a while now, and I've finally gotten caught up to the present. I know it's been a little while since the last update was posted, but I wanted to let you know that I've been enjoying seeing how a reunified Korea finds its feet on the world stage, and I'm eagerly awaiting the promised chapters to come :)
You are so kind!
Thanks for your words. :)

I know I said this a thousand times already, haha, but soon I'll post the next update.
:( University is slowly eating my soul haha, but do not worry, I'll try to have one soon, I almost finish with classes. :p
 
Chapter IV: Beyond our Hanguk. (Part II)

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Chapter IV: Beyond our Hanguk. (Part II)
"On Aug. 19, 1953, Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh of Iran became the first victim of a C.I.A. coup..." - Stephen Kinzer, american journalist and author.

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Teheran, Imperial State of Iran. ~ August 19th, 1953.

Farid couldn't believe what he was seeing, days ago the chaos started through the capital, first the Shah proclaimed the dismissal of Mossadegh and then the whole mess begun. The whole city seemed to be divided, parts of the population were supporting Mossadegh mostly because his actions and ideology won over the supposed loyalty towards the Shah, however, the majority of the people and also most of the army chose to follow the Shah's decree.

It was evident for everyone, Mossadegh would be finished when all of this affair ended up. Even those supporters from the Tudeh Party knew that, Amir tried to convince Farid to join the struggle, however, he was unable to do so. Not because Farid was loyal to the Imperial State, nor to the Shah, he only wanted to stay safe and he wished that also for his own family.

"Amir, you should stop going around with those Tudeh party members, they are Soviet spies and everyone agrees on that. You are risking yourself and your family and for what? There's no point in trying to stop the Westerners, they'll succeed and we'll have to accept the results." - he really tried to stop Amir's revolutionary activities, he felt something awful could happen to him and their families.

But that wasn't effective, no, it wasn't.
After walking for some minutes down the street, trying to get home and away from the hot-zone as fast as he could, he stumbled upon a corpse Someone young, someone quite familiar to him...

"Farid, I don't think you'll ever understand this. But if we bow down today, they'll keep repeating the same things one time and another, over and over again. It will be a humilliating cycle, it will never end, that's why we are fighting. We do not expect to free Iran today, we do not expect it to be free from the Western Devils tomorrow but we certainly hope to have a free country in the future." - that was the last time he spoke to Amir and now he was right in front of him, dead.

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Stabbing Iran's Democracy. - Atena Kaivani.
The nationalization of the oil caused the Abadan Crisis and this single event would eventually influence several more down the road for the country. The internal situation of Iran developed in such an interesting way, during some months it seemed that Mossadegh would succeed in his plans and then, the Americans and the British started to apply pressure against the country, slowly chipping away the support Mossadegh won over the time.

Eventually, Ahmed Ghavam took power as Mossadegh left the government. That was the spark for the anger that followed, he left the government by Summer of 1952 and as soon as he left his post as Prime Minister the population in Teheran quickly chose to act. Three days of continuous strikes started, the reason was Ahmed Ghavam's rise to power. And it wouldn't last, under pressure from the United States and the United Kingdom, Mossadegh was accepted once again in the government.

It's important to understand, both countries were still rejecting Mossadegh, however, they also wanted to keep some sort of stability over the country and replacing Mossadegh in such way was just, too much for the population. They also needed to be careful, a wrong move could end up involving the Soviet Union in such a strategic location of the Middle East; that's why bringing back Mossadegh was seen as the most sensible option.

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The government was in a precarious position and recently published archives reveal that Mossadegh tried to get Soviet support, however those files seem to be manipulated by the post-coup government.
By 1953 everything was apparently quiet, but the reality was quite different. The Americans along the British were working on their own plan to get rid of Mossadegh and his nationalist government, they even started with a propaganda campaign in order to discredit the Prime Minister. Everything was going according to the plan, however, by August 4th it was evident that something would suddenly take place.

Mossadegh already knew about the plan to coup the government, therefore he decided to hold a referendum to get the parliament dissolved. General Zahedi, the main figure in the coup went into hiding after the initial coup on August 15th failed, but the Shah also chose to flee eventually going to Baghdad.
It seemed to be over, Mossadegh remaining in power while his two main enemies were forced into hiding or exile, but the CIA had other plans.

General Zahedi proclaimed himself the rightful prime minister of the country, a claim reinforced by several photographs depicting the royal decrees banishing Mossadegh and appointing Zahedi, eventually, the tide turned once again. The CIA tried to stop the movements against Mossadegh but it was already late, supporters of the Shah along general Zahedi decided to come out against those sympathizers of Mossadegh and his national project.

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General Fazlollah Zahedi, main figure of the coup against Mossadegh's government, he was named Prime Minister after the success of the operation.

A fight in the capital took place and eventually those forces supporting the Shah won the battle at the end of the day. It was the deathly stab Iranian democracy would receive from fellow democracies, August 19th, 1953 would remain known in Iranian History as the 28 Mordad coup. The name (for America) would later be known to be, Operation Ajax and Operation Boot for the United Kingdom.

Several countries were surprised at the ongoing events in the Middle East, first they saw the Egyptian Revolution topple the monarchy in the country, then the sudden coup against the Iranian government. Few nations chose to speak against the perceived "assault against democracy" and to surprise of American officials, one of them was the Republic of Korea.
President Cho Bong-am was one of the few country leaders to speak openly against the United States regarding the situation in Iran, something that would earn him America's anger down the line.

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The coup against Mossadegh would be decisive for Iran's development, parts of the population got radicalized after it and it eventually contributed to the SAVAK's birth, the Shah's secret police.

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Teheran, Imperial State of Iran. ~ August 19th, 1968.

Fifteen years passed since the tragic day known as the 28 Mordad Coup, Operation Ajax or Operation Boot. Fifteen years since Farid found the corpse of Amir, beaten and shot at the streets of Teheran, these were different days.

The Shah had consolidated his power over the country, his fist was the SAVAK and Farid was proud to be part of it. He was sorry for Amir's family, but he repeatedly told him to stop his revolutionary activities, he knew that the Soviets were the true enemy. He traded Amir and his family off to get something for his family, he eventually got his chance to join the SAVAK years after the coup.

Everything had paid off, but he couldn't feel innocent.

Amir's blood and his family's blood was on his hands, they never said what they would do, but it was obvious. These days were so different, the solid fist of the Shah controlled every aspect of the country along the SAVAK while the Americans were friends and the Soviets the true evil.
One day he would pay for his actions, but he was sure he wouldn't live to see it, how wrong he was...

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Well, here is the new update!
I'm so-so-so (so x999) sorry for taking such amount of time to get it done, I've been so busy with university, projects and trying to stay mentally sane. :p

But I'm getting closer to finishing up with classes so I'll try to return to the constant updates.

I hope you enjoy it and get ready, next update will probably be about the Soviet Union and their socialist "allies".
^^

(I'm also going to start making again some custom events to spice up 1954, it will probably be also a foreign-event year)
 
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As in our world, the Western Allies have done what they thought was necessary to keep Iran securely in their camp, for a time -- but this event will surely have long-term repercussions. More immediately, I suspect Farid will come to a violent and unfortunate end of his own...

No worries about the delay :) As ever, the real world takes precedence, and your personal well-being especially so. That said, glad to hear that the next update is already in the planning stage, at least.
 

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I do believe Farid has done a deal with the devil, as it were.