These are (were) organizations.
“The Shanghai Cooperation Organization, also known as the SCO, is an enemy faction encountered in...Shanghai Cooperation Organization
“The Balkan National Council was an international alliance of Balkan states, appearing in Call of...Balkan National Council
“The Brazilian State was a rogue part of Brazil that attempted to cede from the country in 2017...Brazilian State
“The Special Air Service, or SAS, is the elite special forces of the United Kingdom.Special Air Service
“The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, is an international alliance of countries lead...North Atlantic Treaty Organization