The Global War
The Global War was several world wide military conflicts that started at 3038 and ended at 3055.
A common misconception about the Global War is that it was one war, when in fact it technically was several military conflicts that merged with one another. However, the Global War is commonly used to describe all the military conflicts around this time. None of these conflicts has officially ended, but since nucellar phase of the war started at the year of 3055, this is widely considered to be the year the war ended, although it has been questioned by many scholars to be accurate.
The main alliances or countries to participate in the war was WTMA, C.L.A., NAA, The African Union, CAMA, FEAA, and Grand Colombia. The two main blocks was the WTMA and NAA on one side and C.L.A. and Grand Colombia on another.
Course of Events
Due to the many military conflicts that merged together into the Global War it is hard to distinguish the exact course of the war. However there are some major events that are considered of greater significance. The declaration of war between the Grand Colombia and Mexico which due to Mexico's membership in the NAA was considered as an attack on all of its member states. This is considered significant since NAA was the first greater military alliances to enter the war. Another significant event was the entrance of the African Union. The African Union had for a long time stayed neutral but chose to enter the war due to opportunistic reasons. This was significant since the African Union up until that point had been the only alliance not to enter the war. The Nucellar phase was also of great significance since it is considered to be the end of the war (see The Nucellar Phase). Apart from the this, Nepal's declaration of independence from India, that took place in Pokhara 3053, is considered significant since it was the first time since the start of the war that a country gained independence instead of being occupied.
The Nucellar Phase
The Nucellar Phase is what generally is referred to the phase of the war during which several of the alliances broke the Anti-Nucellar-Treaties. The exact amount of nucellar weapons that was used during this phase is unknown, but it lead to the war unofficially ending. The first part to launch a nucellar weapon was the CAMA. It launched on January the 6th 3055 from New Deli and hit Bangkok. Many deaths are still unaccounted for. The last nucellar missile to be launched was the NAA's. It launched from Montreal and hit Bogotá in the early morning of the 28th of December, killing at least 700 000 people.
Throughout the war there were many famous battles, among these is the Battle of Santa Marta considered to be the most famous. Other famous battles are the battle of Monastir between WTMA and the African Union, the battle of Bangkok between CAMA and FEAA, the battle of Havana between Grand Colombia and the NAA and the battle of Tallinn between WTMA and C.L.A.
There has been reports of several continuation wars taking place around the world, the battles on Cap Verde being the most famous of these. However, since the war hasn't officially ended, it should according to some be considered as the actual war rather than a continuation of it. And even if it is to be considered a continuation of the Global War, many experts point out that it is rather to be considered as conflicts and disputes rather than full scale war. The Cap Verde conflict for example is a battle between two parts. On one hand the former WTMA troops and on the other former African Union troops. However, neither of these troops are officially under any flag. The African Union troops can perhaps most closely be seen as pirates and the WTMA troops as a local militia. Yet some claim that this is the African Unions last attempt to seize control over all of Africa.
There has been a great deal of war crimes committed and documented during the Global War. Among these can the genetic experimentation on war refugees in Israel be mentioned, as well as the holocaust of host bodies in the Kongos. The more frequent use of turrets has also lead to increasing war crimes that no one can be hold accountable for.