ah, all good then

I was beginning to worry that we, as a nation, were on a dangerous solo crackpot course with our pre-emptive "coalition of pretty much one" invading ways. Not to worry, however:

The existence of this secret bloc of countries -- dubbed by some "the shadow coalition" or "the coalition of the unwilling to be named" -- is now neither confirmed nor denied by US officials when they boast of global support for the current conflict exceeding that of the 1991 Gulf War.

See, the lurkers support us in email....