It is increasingly becoming so due to freelance capsuleers whose PLEX, purchase of sovereignty infrastructure, and taxes collected via SCC markets contribute to its capital. There exists an increasingly symbiotic relationship between freelancers and CONCORD in the event the DED might want to “enforce” a future peace. CONCORD has currency control, stockpiles of QE He-4, and armaments access to technologies furnished to it by all its signatories.
The threat CONCORD can impose towards signatories it might deem to be bad actors is to pull out high security cynonets and gate access restrictions for capitals and incentivize freelance capsuleers to bring “peace” upon a belligerent.
It’s not an unlikely scenario in which CONCORD in effect becomes a banker with a de facto mercenary force at its disposal to enforce its own mandates upon its signatories.
I would argue that the only reason there is some semblance of peace right now is that even if CONCORD signatories want to fight they cannot dismiss either CONCORD or freelancers in the above scenario. The sides that shoot first won’t just have to fight the other sides, they’d have to fight the other side in addition to CONCORD and freelance capsuleers.
So if no one yet wants to fire first, then no one yet gets hurt.