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Bush administration, "the coalition of the willing".The Allies in World War I (also known as the Entente Powers) were initially the United Kingdom, France, the Russian Empire, Belgium, Serbia, Montenegro and Japan, joined later by Italy, Portugal, Romania, the United States, Greece and Brazil.
An alliance is a relationship among people, groups, or states that have joined together for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose, whether or not explicit agreement has been worked out among them. Alliances form in many settings, including political alliances, military alliances, and business alliances.
Some, such as the Russian Empire, withdrew from the war before the armistice due to revolution or defeat.
According to a 2017 poll by WIN/GIA, the United States was the most preferred ally internationally.
Five counties preferred France at a rate of 10% or more, led by Belgium at a rate of 25%.
A single country, Iraq expressed no preference, while three other countries, Lebanon, Palestine, and Slovenia, expressed no preference at a rate of 10% or more, although at a smaller rate than their preference for Russia on the part of Lebanon and Slovenia, and China on the part of Palestine.
The term has also been used by the United States Army to describe the countries that gave assistance to the South Vietnamese during the Vietnam War.