Re: Nu!Trek and Romulan War
I suspect the Federation undertook an effort to confirm whether or not Nero and his cohorts were Romulans, and ended up forcing the Romulan borders open, at least diplomatically, sometime after the Kelvin'
s destruction... hence all the information not known in the original timeline.
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q