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Map: America's shrinking coalition support in Iraq

Map: America's shrinking coalition support in Iraq

Contrary to some ominous predictions about opposition to ISIS launching World War III, international support for American intervention is actually shrinking, not growing: Reason has created a map that shows diminishing international partnership for American wars in Iraq.

While 1991's Gulf War attracted some 39 coalition members, the 2001 invasion saw only 31 countries engage. And in 2014's war on ISIS, that total dropped by more than 50 percent to just 14 coalition partners.

(via Reason)

If your geography skills aren't speedy enough for the gif transitions, click here for a list of coalition nations for each war.