Strength of U.S. Coalition in Iraq in Doubt

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As the U.S. military battles insurgents in Iraq, U.S. diplomats have their own fight — to keep U.S. allies on board. Critics of the Bush administration say the so-called "coalition of the willing" always has been thin and now looks shakier than ever. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.



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