49 Coalition member nations first signed on to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. So who's left?
49 Coalition member nations first signed on to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. So who’s left?
The original 49 Coalition member nations who signed on to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003:
The 22 member nations still in Iraq according to USA Today including their most recent troop numbers (where available) plus countries not included in the original list:
Albania – 120
Armenia – 46
Australia – 900, plus this week committed to sending 70 more troops
Azerbaijan – 150
Bosnia-Herzegovina – 37
Bulgaria – 150
Czech Republic – 100
Denmark – will withdraw all 460 troops by August
El Salvador – 380
Estonia – 35
Georgia – 800
Kazakhstan – 29
Latvia – 136
Lithuania – seriously considering withdrawing its 53 from Iraq
Macedonia – 33
Moldova – 12
Netherlands – 15 soldiers as part of a NATO training mission
Poland – 900
Romania – 600
South Korea – 2,300
United Kingdom – 7,100 serving troops will be cut by 1,600
United States – 132,000
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