"The Bush administration is developing plans to "internationalise" the Iraq crisis, including an expanded role for the United Nations, as a way of reducing overall US responsibility for Iraq's future and limiting domestic political fallout from the war as the 2008 election season approaches."
Bush may turn to UN in search for Iraq solution | Iraq | Guardian Unlimited
Hmmm....so we're having difficulty in Iraq because we appear to the Iraqis as an occupying force. Therefore, it might be a good idea to get a TRUE coalition (maybe an existing one, such as the UN) to help. Hmmm...what an interesting idea...if only someone had thought of that 4 years ago...oh wait, EVERYONE thought of that 4 years ago!