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The Coalition of The Willing




What exactly are they willing to do, other than allow their name to be used as propaganda. Lies told to the American people by a government determined to manipulate public opinion!

 



We now have a coalition of the willing that includes some 30 nations. -- Sec. of State Colin Powell


NATION     GDP(in B $) Per Capita   Mil. expenditures  Annual amount   # Troops Sending
               (1)        GDP (1)    as % of GDP(1)    Spent on Mil.    to Iraq(2)
                                                         (in $B) (1)

Afghanistan    21           $800            NA              NA               0
Albania        13.2       $3,800          1.49            0.056             70
Australia     220        $24,000          2               9.3             2000
Azerbaijan     24.3       $3,100          2.6             0.121              0
Bulgaria       48         $6,200          2.7             0.356              0
Colombia      255         $6,300          3.4             3.3                0
Czech Rep.    155.9      $15,300          2.1             1.19               0
Denmark       155.5      $29,000          1.4             2.47               0
El Salvador    28.4       $4,600          0.7             0.112              0
Eritrea         3.2         $740         19.8             0.138              0
Estonia        15.2      $10,900          2               0.155              0
Ethiopia       46           $700         12.6             0.8                0
Georgia        15.5       $3,100          0.59            0.023              0
Hungary       120.9      $12,000          1.75            1.08               0
Italy       1,402        $24,300          1.64           20.2                0
Japan       3,045        $27,200          1              40.7                0
South Korea   865        $18,000          2.8            12.8                0
Latvia         18.6       $7,800          1.2             0.087              0
Lithuania      27.4       $7,600          1.9             0.23               0
Macedonia       9         $4,400          6               0.2                0
Netherlands   413        $25,800          1.5             6.5                0
Nicaragua      12.3       $2,500          1.2             0.026              0
Philippines   335         $4,000          1.5             0.995              0
Poland        339         $8,800          1.71            3.5              200
Romania       152.7       $6,800          2.47            0.985            278
Slovakia       62        $11,500          1.89            0.406              0
Spain         828        $20,700          1.15            8.6                0
Turkey        443         $6,700          4.5             8.1                0
UK           1047        $24,700          2.32           31.7           45,000
Uzbekistan     62         $2,500           2              0.2                0

USA        10,082        $36,300          3.2           396            300,000

Iraq           59         $2,500           NA             1.3

1: CIA World Factbook, http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html 
2: US State Department Press Release

Powell's full comments: http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2003/18810.htm 

 


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