For Immediate Release
April 3, 2003
Who are the current coalition members?
President Bush is assembling a Coalition that has already begun
military operations to disarm Iraq of its weapons of mass destruction,
and enforce 17 UNSC resolutions.
The Coalition will also liberate the Iraqi people from one of the
worst tyrants and most brutal regimes on earth.
Contributions from Coalition member nations range from: direct
military participation, logistical and intelligence support,
specialized chemical/biological response teams, over-flight rights,
humanitarian and reconstruction aid, to political support.
Forty-nine countries are publicly
committed to the Coalition, including:
This number is still growing, and it is no accident that many
member nations of the Coalition recently escaped from the boot of a
tyrant or have felt the scourge of terrorism. All Coalition member
nations understand the threat Saddam Hussein's weapons pose to the
world and the devastation his regime has wreaked on the Iraqi people.
- The population of Coalition countries is approximately 1.23 billion people.
- Coalition countries have a combined GDP of approximately $22 trillion.
- Every major race, religion, ethnicity in the world is
- The Coalition includes nations from every continent on the