So every now and then I get this event saying that an Island I owned has been invaded, and it basically costs me a bunch of votes and there is nothing I can do about it. The first time I got this event I immediately thought of the Falklands war en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War and how Thatcher responded to this.
What I’m getting at here is that I would like to see this straight up “nothing you can do about it” negative event replaced with a decision event where you have the choice to either:
a. Do nothing and take a hit to your popularity (basically the event as it currently stands)
b. Send the troops, for a risky decision that will either end in increased popularity if you win, or devastate your popularity if you lose. Probabilities would based on military spending for the last few years leading up to the event, and spending for the duration of the event.