You think taxes, privatisation of the state, isolationism vs. globalism, regulation of religious freedoms, heck, regulating ANYTHING beyond the "don't tread on me" dogma, are not contentious issues in the US?
American politics do go beyond guns and same-sex marriage. You'll have a flame war over taxes and regulations just as easily as you would have over voting rights for women.
You will NEVER have a non contentious position - by definition a position defies alternativesAll of the above were from the history of medieval European and near-east kingdoms.
....but there is no reason for paizo to take a STAND on anything specific for the adventure, just a note regarding "decide on what Eutropia stands for" plus a short sidebar. Provide possibilities and look at whatever floats one's personal group of players/characters . Except perhaps "War against Qadira" looking at the proposed outline.
Also, if a product fails to provide necessary information for its proper use, is it still a good product ? IMHO : NO
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