Armageddon 889: Behind Enemy Lines
Not really a major player, Kazakhstan is where the campaign starts. Its original settlers hail from the central Asian steppes.
Following a massive civil war 24 years ago, Kazakhstan is currently governed by the International Trade Compact, an agreement that was supposed to protect the Kazakh people but in reality protects the interests of foreign corporations (particularly from the United States of Amaris and Nizhny Rossia in the natural resources of the state.
The compact is due to expire next year and it is widely expected that the interim government will not extend it and will ask foreign powers to leave. It is also widely expected that the US’ General Defence Corporation currently providing peace-keeping troops will refuse to do so, as will others.