Pre-world war 3:
On the 5th of August, 1953. Nazi Germany falls leaving Europe crippled and under US and Soviet control. The European Alliance (EA) is formed joining the west European countries into an alliance.
Soviet build up China to an dictatorial, totalitarian Stalinist state under Mao's control. 1986 Soviet falls after the cold war with the US and join the eastern European countries with the EU. Which formed a new alliance named the United States of Europe (USE)
China continues to grow rivaling the US and starting the second Cold War and the beginning of the end. China and the US tears the economy of their allies which forces their allies to cut relations and further destroying the modern civilization.