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When the U.S. directed the U.N inspectors to leave Iraq and subsequently invaded without a U.N. mandate, world opinion was squarely against us. The so-called coalition that invaded Iraq included troops from Britain, Australia and Poland¨hardly a strong show of global support for our policies. While some countries have contributed negligible amounts of troops in the aftermath, they are defecting as the invasion has resulted in a quagmire of insurgency and boiling resentment against the occupying forces (Daalder 43). Additionally, the Bush administrationĂs decision to lock all non-coalition countries out of the rebuilding efforts has further driven a wedge between the U.S. and the rest of the world, especially France, Russia and Germany (Jehl