syria, egypt, the rest of the ME Fustercluck
and then the Zimmerman riots.
2013, part of the decline. By 2030, the US had dissolved as the USSR had done a few years before, also after invading Afghanistan.
Rome did not fall in a day, but things happen faster now.
Got ammo? Bleach? Food? Arms for neighbors? Coffee, tobacco, tequila, aspirin?
Batteries? Dial-up modem and line configured on your cellphone? Tested?