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The 2020s (pronounced "twenty-twenties" and/or "two thousand (and) twenties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar. It began on January 1, 2020, and ended on December 31, 2029.

Politics

Notable world leaders

Coups

Event Date Country
2021 Kazakh coup d'état October 16, 2021 Flag of Kazakhstan
2023 American coup d'etat attempt October 23, 2023 Flag of the United States
2024 Russian coup d'état July 3, 2024 Flag of Russia

Wars

The prominent wars of the decade include:

International wars

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict (May 14, 1948 – December 31, 2029) - Since 1948, conflict between Jewish and Palestinin communities in Israel and the West Bank has continued to this day. After Israel occupied the West Bank, it began making settlements there, which has been an obstacle to the peace process. Tensions also remained high as Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, has been launching rockets amd cross-border raids i to Israeli territory, which Israel has responded with force.
  • 2nd Korean War (September 3, 2018 – February 16, 2020) -
  • Iranian-American War (October 21, 2019 – July 31, 2022) -
  • Sino-American War - (November 29, 2029 - February 1, 2034) -

Civil wars

Terrorist attacks

Assassinations and attempts

Date Description
January 30, 2020
October 1, 2022 U.S. President Donald Trump was shot in the shoulder at Boston, by serial killer Ryan Bell.
September 22, 2026
February 6, 2028
December 31, 2029

Nuclear weapons

the use of Nuclear Warheads in war was largeduring the decade. The first being during the 2nd Korean War on February 16, 2020.

Cyber security and hacking

Health