Although 5 years have passed since bloody civil war was brought to an end in the Republic of Altis & Stratis, the impact upon civilian infrastructure remains marked.
Thousands of families remain displaced, while NATO forces finalise their staged withdrawal from the region.
In light of CSAT forces stepping up joint military exercises in the Pacific, the US is keen to re-orient its conventional forces. Opinion is split as to the wisdom of the drawdown.
With unemployment across the continent at an all-time high, civil disorder spilled over into a third week of violent riots and mass protest across European capitals.
The 5th anniversary of Jerusalem Ceasefire again was used as a platform to push the legitimacy of the government in Pygros as The Republic of Altis and Stratis extends an economic deal with their CSAT partners.
UK parliament was recalled from summer recess, as the government seeks an emergency extension to the British Armed Forces peacekeeping mission in the Mediterranean.
Prime Minister Nicholas Ramsden said he would respect the defeat of his government's motion, ruling out the possibility of any extension to the NATO deployment in the former sovereign territory.