In Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, the 'average' faction, led by "Commisioner pravin LAL*.
They have more millitary prowess than the turtle players:
( Gaia's Stepdaughters, The University of Planet, Morgan Industries),
and more scientific prowess than the rush players:
( The Human Hive, The Spartan Federation, and The Lord's Believers.)

The Peacekeeping Forces Have an affinity for Democracy, and abhor totalitarianism. This inevetably leads to conflict with the Human Hive, and usually with the Lord's Beleivers.

*(yes, i did that on purpouse. it is convention in international relations to capitalize family names, but retain native order: our president's name would be written george BUSH; the name of the japanese prime minister would be written MASAHARU morimoto.)