Human Nation States
United Terran Colonies are still the largest of the human controlled nations and has adopted a parental attitude towards the other colonies. While some have found this attitude patronizing others have found confidence in the idea that the home world is safe and secure behind the power of the UTC fleet.
[[Abraham Covenant]] almost bankrupted Israel when it was first launched but the rewards have invigorated the Earth bound nation. The loss of it's colony and the Covenants own place as the youngest of the established nations will have far reaching effects that no one knows.
Duchy of Gates are what happens when a family has multiple generations in the top ten richest humans and decides the only way to be better was to become nobility. After two hundred years of the Duchy their subjects have great faith and confidence in the Duke and Duchess Gates.