IR Terminology Definition: coalition & alliance
1. A coalition is a government consisting of people from two or more political parties.联合体
Since June the country has had a coalition government...
2. A coalition is a group consisting of people from different political or social groups who are co-operating to achieve a particular aim.联盟；同盟
He had been opposed by a coalition of about 50 civil rights, women's and Latino organizations.
1. An alliance is a group of countries or political parties that are formally united and working together because they have similar aims. 联盟；同盟
The two parties were still too much apart to form an alliance.
2. An alliance is a relationship in which two countries, political parties, or organizations work together for some purpose.联合；合作
What will be the effect of the alliance between IBM and Apple?...