|Orange Defense Network|
|ODN Motto: We the Few, We the Proud, We the ORANGE!!!|
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of State
Secretary of the Interior
Secretary of Economics
|Orange Senate||Merlin of Brevia|
Treaty Room - ODN Forums
as of March 30, 2013
|Total Nations||▼ 209|
|Avg. Strength||▼ 23,610|
|Aid Efficiency||▲ 496 / 1,144 (43.36%)|
The Orange Defense Network (ODN) is a premier alliance in Cyber Nations with a rich democratic history. Founded by Pope Hope in February 2006, it is the oldest alliance in the orange sphere, the longest continually sanctioned alliance, and the largest democracy in Cyber Nations.
The ODN is known for its outstanding economic programs that focus on individual growth for the betterment of the alliance. The ODN actively seeks trades with other orange alliances and strives for orange solidarity through its friendships with its orange allies. Although the alliance contains individual nations, the alliance acts collectively to obtain a highly integrated economic community.
In the ODN's mission statement, it is stated that the ODN strives for friendship, fidelity, and familiarity, so as to preserve peace. Although the alliance is peaceful, it will act to protect its members and allies from attack. The ODN preserves a symbiotic relationship between the members, so that each will benefit the other. This is reflected by the nature of the government. In democracy the government is the people, and the people are lead by the government each according to their own merit.
The current ODN government is headed by OsRavan as the Secretary General of the alliance. The Secretary General acts as the figurehead for the alliance and represents the ODN on the world stage. Although the Secretary General is the leader, the General Assembly of the ODN wields all sovereign authority.
The Citrus Declaration 2.0 Edit
- Main article: Charter of the Orange Defense Network
The Citrus Declaration 2.0 is the legal framework for the ODN. The declaration (commonly referred to as "the charter") outlines membership criteria, government etiquette and government restraints. The ODN's laws can be altered through charter amendments and through legislation (the procedure for legislation creating is outlined in the charter), hence the importance of the charter to the ODN.
The ODN has many charters in its time- but the Citrus Declaration 2.0 is by far the longest standing. The charter was drafted under Pingu's gaze in 2007. The original drafters were Mnemnoth Blackclaw (Chair), Golan 1st, Dr. Hrmmm, Sunstar, WalkerNinja and Peth Avenfield. Since then- although the charter has been edited and changed- it has kept the form and spirit it had when originally written.
History of the ODNEdit
- Main article: History of the Orange Defense Network
The History of the ODN is long and complex. The first 6 months of history has been completed by Dr. Hrmmm. The ODN has, for most of its history, been at the forefront of global politics and has been seen by many as a 'swing' alliance due to its friendships across the treaty web and therefore importance in global conflicts. As a result-the ODN has a both a rich and controversial history.
Culture of the ODNEdit
- Main article: Culture of the Orange Defense Network
The ODN is well known for its democracy. Unlike most alliances, the GA also discusses alliance policy and global events in the Department of Discourse and Joint Staff Room- as well as on the active private IRC channels. This is because the GA are considered to be the rulers of the alliance- and so the GA must discuss the issues in the alliance. The GA has the final (and often the initial) say on almost all issues in the ODN.
On the less official side of things- the ODN is known for its OOC forums, especially Pingu's pub and the Spam Forum. These two forums are well known to diplomats due to their high activity rate and 'post-count building' functions.
Departments of the ODNEdit
The Secretary General of the ODN is charged with appointing four secretaries to oversee the day-to-day running of the alliance. These secretaries include Defense, State, Interior (commonly referred to as "Invisibility") and Economics. The Secretary is in charge of their department (confirmed by the senate and under the oversight of the Secretary General) and can appoint deputies to assist them.
The Defense DepartmentEdit
Defense is headed by Zaxon. As its name suggests, the defense department is charged with defending the ODN and its allies against aggressors- whether they be rogues or hostile alliances. Defense is also charged with ghostbusting: the low NS Citrus Marines dealing with the more persistent ghosts. The defense department is very organized and fast working. It consists of Citrus Marines, Bear Battalion, Rohirrim Corps, Dulcinea Division, Creepy Lurker Legion, Spartax Squad, Celery Company, Nasicournian Guard, and the Ravenrock Regiment. Each that has is own NS range and Officers. All problems are reported and the responses are fast with the active members in each department.
The State DepartmentEdit
The State Department is headed by Reyas. The purpose of the State department is to establish relationships with other alliances and to maintain relationships with the ODN's allies. The Department employs diplomats to do this. Senior Diplomats divide up the alliances and diplomats between them. This way each alliance gets a 'spread' of diplomats assigned to them. Each DSoS has a different responsibility, including PR, departmental logistics, and acquirement of tech.
The State department is also responsible for "diplo rushes", monitoring the external image of the alliance, and encouraging IRC activity.
The Interior DepartmentEdit
The current Secretary of the Interior is Bucovina. The Interior Department is in charge of the internal organisation of the ODN. The Secretary and his deputies deal with culture, communication, recruitment, admissions, the entrance academy and, to an extent, tech deals within the alliance.
The head of the department is often referred to as the "Secretary of Invisibility" due to the behind-the-scenes nature of the position.
The Economics DepartmentEdit
The current Secretary of Economics is Italiarule. The economics department is in charge of the growth of ODN nations. It assists in the finding of trades, advice on nation growth, aid programs and tech dealing. The department is also responsible for the ODN banking system, nation growth programs, and statistics collecting (Watchtower).
|Citrus War||ODN vs. NPO||ODN Defeat|
|BF1942 War||ODN vs. BF1942||ODN Victory|
|Great War I||ODN and CoaLUEtion vs. NPO and NpO||ODN Victory|
|Great War III||ODN vs. Goon Order of Neutral Shoving||ODN Defeat|
|The Unjust War||ODN vs Goon Order of Neutral Shoving and \m/||ODN Victory|
|GATO-1V War||ODN vs. CSN||ODN Victory|
|War of the Coalition||ODN vs. Vox Populi||ODN Victory|
|Karma||ODN vs. FEAR, Wolfpack, UCN and NATO||ODN Victory|
|TOP-CnG War||ODN vs. TOP, IRON, DAWN, TORN, TSO, Carthage, GUN and FEAR||ODN Victory|
|NEW-DF War||ODN vs. FEAR, Europa, Paragon||ODN Victory|
|DH-NPO War||ODN vs. 64Digits, Kerberos Nexus, CoJ, Legion||ODN Victory|
|C&G-MHA War||ODN vs. Mostly Harmless Alliance, Knights of Ni!||ODN Victory|
|Dave War||ODN vs. Sparta, Legion, CRAP, MCXA, NADC, and CCC||ODN Victory||TBD|
|Equilibrium War||ODN vs. Equilibrium||ODN Defeat|
List of Current TreatiesEdit
|The Orange Army Pact ( )||MDoAP||The International||Aug 24, 2009|
|Complaints and Grievances Union||MDAP bloc||C&G||Jan 18, 2010|
|Los Accuerdos de Gatos de Naranja ( )||MDoAP||GATO||April 13, 2010|
|The OsRavan Can Finally Leave His House Accords ( )||MDoAP||Mushroom Kingdom||Oct 29, 2010|
|Orange-Flavored Baby Pact||MnDoAP||New Pacific Order||April 13, 2013|
ODN Visual Treaty WebEdit
Government and Elected Officials of the ODNEdit
Assistant Secretary General
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of State
Secretary of the Interior
Secretary of Economics
- Main article: Government history of the Orange Defense Network
On the right is an image created by former ODN Secretary General Sunstar of the entire ODN government from the ODN's formation to its current government. The table omits any appointments that lasted for less than 10 days.
1 pixel = 1 day.
ODN Picture Gallery Edit
Significant Orange Team Alliances
|Current||GLOF • IRON • INT • ODN • R&R • TORN|
|Under 20||DAWN • OPA|
|Defunct||-AiD- • CAL • Colossus • CMEA(1) • CMEA(2) • CPCN • CON • Exodus • FnKa(1) • FOK • TGE(1) • ICSN • ISSF • KoA • LOUD • MCB • MOON • NDN • OOZE • Orion • OSF • SE • SLAP • TGH • UED • TPE • TUF • UNION • UNH • Vanguard • VOC|
|Moved||FnKa(2) • LUE • ICP • TLR • SLCB • TOP • tR|
|See also||CTI • LEO • Orange Unity Senate Treaty • OUT|
|Currently sanctioned alliances are denoted by Bold Italicized Font. Formerly sanctioned alliances are denoted by Bold Font.|
|Significant Invasion Alliances|
GRE | IRON | Legion | NEW | NPO | ODN | R&R | RIA | TOP | UE
Formerly sanctioned alliances are denoted by Bold Font.