leaders of "coalition of the willing" exile selves

They're in hiding in the middle of the Atlantic, because they know they wouldn't be safe from the ridicule and fury of millions anywhere on the continent of Europe.

President Bush will travel to Portugal's Azores islands, about 900 miles west of the European mainland, to meet British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar in a "final pursuit" of a U.N. resolution on disarming Iraq, the White House said on Friday.