cobelligerent

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co·bel·lig·er·ent

 (kō′bə-lĭj′ər-ənt)
n.
One, such as a nation, that assists another or others in waging war, usually without entering a formal alliance.

cobelligerent

(ˌkəʊbɪˈlɪdʒərənt)
n
(Military) a country fighting in a war on the side of another country

co•bel•lig•er•ent

(ˌkoʊ bəˈlɪdʒ ər ənt)

n.
a nation allied to another in waging war.
[1805–15]
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Alliance" in Wikipedia is defined as not necessarily "requiring a formal military alliance- for being perceived as an ally - co-belligerence, fighting alongside someone, is enough.
But inviting the LDS into the movement will test the limits of co-belligerence.