2006: Saudi Arabia experiences a coup and the Royal Saud family is deposed. Mounting dissent against the Royal government's cooperation with America and its allowing of foreign bases on their soil has led to a radical group taking power with overwhelming popular support. Unfortunately, this came as a surprise to the world since information on just how bad the domestic situation was prior to the coup was held from American officials. Syria and Egypt announced plans to co-develop nuclear energy plants with Russian partners. Syria was placed under sanctions due to its nuclear energy announcement, its involvement in Iraq, and its continued ocupation of Lebanon. Egypt faced no international opposition due to its friendly status with the West. Several months later, Egypts democratically elected president was assassinated and a military coup took power with aims to remove the West. Following Arabia's example, Western embassies were attacked. Russia sold MANPADs Syria and failed stop...

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