Stand by me
While the US continues to have a strong military presence in Iraq, a majority of the countries in the Multinational Coalition that contributed troops in support of the 2003 invasion have since withdrawn most or all of their personnel, or announced that they will do so in the near future.
Here is a review of some of these vanishing allies.
(President Bush waved before leaving Texas on Aug. 22. AP Photo)
Sources: DOS, Iraq weekly Status Report; Globalsecurity.org; media reports; Wikipedia