Some coalitions of the willing on behalf of Western capital

1. Boxer ‘Rebellion’, China, 1898-1900

Troops of the alliance in 1900: L to R: British, American, Russian, Indian, German, French, Austro-Hungarian, Italian, Japanese

Troops of the alliance in 1900: L to R – British, American, Russian, Indian, German, French, Austro-Hungarian, Italian, Japanese

2. Civil War, USSR, 1918-1920

Vladivostok, Russia, Soldiers and sailors from many countries are lined up in front of the Allies' Headquarters Building.

Soldiers and sailors from many countries are lined up in front of the Allies’ Headquarters Building, Vladivostok

3. First Gulf War, Iraq, 1990-1991

Nations that deployed coalition forces or provided support (Orange are Iraq and Kuwait)

Nations that deployed coalition forces or provided support (Orange are Iraq and Kuwait)

4. Second Gulf War, Iraq, 2003-2011

States that participated in the invasion of Iraq - orange, states that supported the invasion - yellow, states that opposed the invasion - blue, states that were invaded - green, states that were uncertain or had no official standpoint - grey

States that participated in the invasion of Iraq – orange; states that supported the invasion – yellow; states that opposed the invasion – blue; states that were invaded – green; states that were uncertain or had no official standpoint – grey

5. Afghanistan, 2001-present

Invading nations: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia

Invading nations: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia

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Image sources: 1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th

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