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North Germany: an Overview
Ever since its formation, the North German Federation has historically been the most important power in the European Continent. A leading role in parliamentary democracy after the United Kingdom and the most important proponent in advancing science and art, at its zenith in the 20th century, the North German Confederation stretched over six percent of the earth's surface. Despite its young age, North Germany fought bravely against an aggressive British, Habsburg, and Russian Alliance in the first decade of the 20th century in the most destructive war humanity has ever fought, and then a belligerent and revanchist French, Italy, South Germany, Turkey, and Ukraine in a longer but relatively less destructive second Great War only two decades later. Within the second half of the 20th century, North Germany lost its colonial Empire and was forced to rebuild itself as a primarily European country. As a founding member of the European Society and the German Confederation, North Germany pursues a global approach to foreign policy.
The modern North Germany maintains its absolute dominance of global affairs as one of the five Great Powers despite the loss of its empire. It has friendly relations with the majority of the continental nations, a friendly rivalry with the United Kingdom, and a relatively friendly relationship with the United States of America, though her relationship with the Russian Federation is not warm. North Germany maintains naval and trade dominance by use of its overseas territories and states and its leadership of the German Confederation which hosts members in most of the world's continents.
In the last two decades, the balance of power in the World has shifted. As Britain and America prepare their individual allies for the inevitable Fourth Anglo-American conflict, China begins challenging the International Authority in Shanghai and Tientsin, and the Middle East prepares for its third major war in as many decades, North Germany prepares to boot Russia once again out of European affairs for the first time in more than a hundred years.