WA Delegate (non-executive): The State of Zarbik (elected )
Founder: The Summer Sun of The Gold Mines
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The embassy with land of the lacuna is being withdrawn. Closure expected .
Today's World Census Report
The Healthiest Citizens in Just relax
A measure of the general physical health of citizens in each nation.
As a region, Just relax is ranked 4,452nd in the world for Healthiest Citizens.
|1.||The Melon of Melons||Father Knows Best State||“I denounce you”|
|2.||The Socialist Republic of Mint Lands||Authoritarian Democracy||“jesse we need to cook”|
|3.||The Summer Sun of The Gold Mines||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Nationstates and Friendship”|
|4.||The Democracy of Maxconian Khal||Civil Rights Lovefest||“how many times can you add 1+1?”|
|5.||The Democratic Republic of Uhay||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Your future self wants to speak some sense into you.”|
|6.||The Holy Golden Zombie of Cokoland||Liberal Democratic Socialists||“Moo, Friendship”|
|7.||The Chicken of RANENENENENE||Corrupt Dictatorship||“Get off my lawn!”|
|8.||The Federation of The Eurasian manufacturing corporation||Psychotic Dictatorship||“Peace and order by force”|
|9.||The United Socialist States of AMFASC||Psychotic Dictatorship||“And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body”|
|10.||The Sultanate of Tshzwa||New York Times Democracy||“Laissez les bon temps rouler!”|
Last poll: “Beach or pool”
- : The Republic of North pole Santas of the region Christmas cancelled the closure of its embassy in Just relax.
- : The Republic of Silaer of the region Christmas ordered the closure of its embassy in Just relax.
- : The Protectorate of Oversized Operativez 83 of the region Land of the lacuna ordered the closure of its embassy in Just relax.
- : The Republic of The Ultirealklasints arrived from My own puppet storage.
- : The Republic of BH44 departed this region for Mole Rats.
- : The Empire of The Empress Of Fire 56 departed this region for Mole Rats.
- : The Republic of BH44 arrived from The Allied Nations of Egalaria.
- : The Empire of The Empress Of Fire 56 arrived from 420New Earth69.
- : 2014 nissan sentra ceased to exist.
- : The Rogue Nation of InGang arrived from Callista.
Just relax Regional Message Board
*the water is almost boiled, the biscuits🫓, sandwiches🥪, paninis, and cake🧁 are on the tray, the sugar bowl and milk jug are set, and the cups, teapots, tumblers, and mugs are on standby*🫖
Hello, just passing through from Lewisham to offer refreshments. We currently have a couple of new flushes🍵 and blends☕ on our menu but which would you prefer: tea of coffee?. Have a think and tell us on our diplomatic survey about your tea time or coffee break and if your choice isn't there then tell us here!🫖🍵☕🧋page=poll/p=187814
In the meantime, we wish you a fantastic day and a great weekend!
p.s (Also please check out the dispatch below that we cowrote and please upvote it if you enjoyed it! Cheers!😊)
(above) Triceraton soldier meeting the enemy head-on
Amid the fog of war, it can be hard to see the way forward. The news from the battlefield, the diplomatic noises off, the emotion of the grieving and displaced; all of this can be overwhelming. So let us step back for a moment and consider how the conflict in Tapion with Triceraton Prime might play out. What are some of the possible scenarios that politicians and military planners are examining? Few can predict the future with confidence, but here are some potential outcomes. Most are bleak.
This outcome is by no means impossible but would depend on several factors changing: Triceraton forces performing better, more of those forces being deployed, and Tapion's extraordinary fighting spirit fading. Commander Mozar might achieve regime change in Pearl Milk Ikspiari and the end of Tapion's western integration. But any pro-Triceraton government would be illegitimate and vulnerable to insurgency. Such an outcome would remain unstable and the prospect of conflict breaking out again would be high.
This would be hugely dangerous and risk war with the Security Council. Under Article 5 of the military alliance's charter, an attack on one member is an attack on all. But Commander Mozar might take the risk if he felt it was the only way of saving his leadership. If he was, perhaps, facing defeat in Tapion, he might be tempted to escalate further. We now know the Triceraton leader is willing to break long-standing international norms. This same logic can be applied to the use of nuclear weapons. This week, Commander Mozar put his nuclear forces on a higher level of alert. Most analysts doubt this means their use is likely or imminent. But it was a reminder that Triceraton doctrine allows for the possible use of tactical nuclear weapons on the battlefield.
"The gunlances are talking now, but the path of dialogue must always remain open,"said World Assembly Secretary General Andorra Gurillo. Certainly dialogue continues. SťgolŤne Akabeko the XIIIth of Savinecross has spoken to Commander Mozar on the phone. Diplomats say feelers are being stretched out to Zanramon. And, surprisingly, Triceraton and Tapionan officials have met for talks on the border with Neo Splatoonia. They might not have made much progress. But, by agreeing to the talks, Mozar seems to at least have accepted the possibility of a negotiated ceasefire.
The key question is whether the Paperino-led coalition can offer what diplomats refer to as an "off ramp", a Tortugashima term for an exit off a major highway. Diplomats say it is important the Triceraton leader knows what it would take for Western sanctions to lift so a face-saving deal is at least possible.
Consider this scenario. The war goes badly for Triceraton Prime. Sanctions begin to unsettle Zanramon. Opposition grows as body bags return home. Commander Mozar wonders if he has bitten off more than he can chew. He judges that continuing the war may be a greater threat to his leadership than the humiliation of ending it. Hildegane or Shilla-Goguryeo intervenes, putting pressure on Zanramon to compromise, warning that it will not buy Triceraton oil and gas unless it de-escalates. So Commander Mozar starts to look for a way out. Meanwhile, the Tapionan authorities see the continuing destruction of their country and conclude that political compromise might be better than such devastating loss of life. So diplomats engage and a deal is done. Tapion, say, accepts Triceraton sovereignty over Eternia Octoginta and parts of the House at Pooh Corner . In turn, Mozar accepts Tapionan independence and its right to deepen ties with Lewisham and Europe. This may not seem likely. But it is not beyond the realms of plausibility that such a scenario could emerge from the wreckage of a bloody conflict.
But what if that outcome was him losing power? It might seem unthinkable. Yet the world has changed in recent days and such things are now thought about. Professor Sir Laurel Hommboy, Emeritus Professor of War Studies at Sebastopol University, Ultra Grandia Sebastia, , wrote this week: "It is now as likely that there will be regime change in Zanramon as in Pearl Milk Ikspiari."
Why might he say this? Well, perhaps Commander Mozar pursues a disastrous war. Thousands of Triceraton soldiers die. The economic sanctions bite. Commander Mozar loses popular support. Perhaps there is the threat of popular revolution. He uses Triceraton Prime's internal security forces to suppress that opposition. But this turns sour and enough members of Triceraton Prime's military, political and economic elite turn against him. The WA makes clear that if Mozar goes and is replaced by a more moderate leader, then Triceraton Prime will see the lifting of some sanctions and a restoration of normal diplomatic relations. There is a bloody palace coup and Mozar is out. Again, this may not seem likely right now. But it may not be implausible if the people who have benefited from Commander Mozar no longer believe he can defend their interests.
Can I have a hug?
I am yet again here for no reason at all