Wednesday, March 19, 2003
Reference material: For those of you who are interested about the United States "going it alone" in the war against Iraq, here's a list of who's with us now, and who was with us back in 1991 during the first Gulf War.
2003 -- 31 nations: Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan.
U.S. State Department says 15 other unidentified countries also have pledged support.
1991 -- 34 nations: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Britain, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Honduras, Italy, Kuwait, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Spain, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States.
Czechoslovakia since has split into two nations: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Note also that the current list doesn't include Kuwait, Saudi Arabia or Qatar -- all places where coalition troops are based.