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Coalition of the shrinking.

By Faiz Shakir

"Coalition of the shrinking."

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“Iraq’s coalition of the willing is becoming an increasingly exclusive club. … Twenty-three countries remain in the U.S.-led coalition and the United Nations’ mission serving in and around Iraq, down from a high of 42 that joined the United States in the invasion or the postwar occupation of Iraq. More than half of those contributors have fewer than 150 troops, engineers or military trainers in the Iraq theater.”

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