Unlike the stories, the galaxy isn't neatly divided into Imperial and Republic planets - many worlds exist on both sides of the conflict, and neither at the same time. Some of these planets are in conflict with themselves or are the staging ground of the war between the Sith and the Jedi. Many of these planets are in contention, as the Republic and Empire struggle to maintain superiority. Here, you will find them.
Renowned galaxy-wide for their planet's unspoiled beauty, refined culture, and commitment to peace, Alderaanians worked with and around the land to preserve as much of the natural surroundings as they could. While both the Imperials and Republic both claim to not have forces on the planet, the world is in Civil War as the Houses pledged to either side of the Galactic War vie for control of the planet.
A factory world, Balmorra was taken by the True Empire in the same large scale campaign that took Dromund Kaas. As the war towards the Republic begins to escalate, the dependence of Balmorra rises, even as the Directive establishes its Headquarters on the surface.