The Systems Alliance-Vies War of 2190 (shorter, more descriptive name pending approval by political experts and the public) was a conflict between the Systems Alliance and the Republic of Vies, taking place in the Attican Traverse.
The conflict was preceded by a lesser war between the republics of Vies and Caleston over colony ownership disputes between the two. The ignition point of the Vies-Caleston war was the palladium-rich world of Avakk III, which Vies had laid claim to and Caleston had occupied. Viesian forces made an undeclared attack on Calestoni forces stationed on the planet, which prompted Caleston's declaration of war in retaliation.
The Systems Alliance became involved in the conflict, as Caleston is a major supplier of element zero to them and they host a SAN naval base in the region as well. As a result, the Systems Alliance sent observers to Avakk III for Caleston's counter-attack, but Viesians took them as hostages. Vies threatened their two Systems Alliance marines with execution, if the SA did not withdraw their support to Caleston. The Alliance conducted a rescue mission instead that succeeded in rescuing the captives but provoked the situation into an open war between the two states.
The Initial Conflict: Caleston and Vies go to war.
Disregarded Wars: The prologue for the Systems Alliance involvement.
Down to Business: Also known as "CDN starts a war". The situation becomes more complicated.
I Hate You All: CDN prepares itself for the fallout. Much recrimination is involved.
The Blame Passes Around: Dano and Mekan point fingers.
Debrief Redux: The Special Tasks Group deals with the aftermath.
Vies Accuses: The outcome of the CDN adventure makes the news. The Viesi are very annoyed.
First Bullet: Those involved in the incident reflect.
Breaking News: The new war officially breaks out, and the Alliance mobilises.
I Made A Sign: Iel'Verret says "no" to war.
The Giant's Fist: The Systems Alliance off to war.
Where Is Mekan?: Lying low, it seems.
News Update: The fighting continues. CDN natters about it.
Dead of the Night: Insurgents attack.
Consultation with the Devil: Mekan makes plans.
Back in Black: Mekan and crew head back to the Caleston Rift.
Violence of Action: Mekan and co in the thick of it.
Behaviour Unobserved: A new year, and Nat's still on Avakk III.
Handover: The Alliance begins the process of handing Avakk III over to Caleston control.
Okay, it was me: Dano admits he might have started a war.