"George Bush considered provoking a war with Saddam Hussein's regime by flying a United States spyplane over Iraq bearing UN colours, enticing the Iraqis to take a shot at it, according to a leaked memo of a meeting between the US President and Tony Blair.
The two leaders were worried by the lack of hard evidence that Saddam Hussein had broken UN resolutions, though privately they were convinced that he had. According to the memorandum, Mr Bush said: "The US was thinking of flying U2 reconnaissance aircraft with fighter cover over Iraq, painted in UN colours. If Saddam fired on them, he would be in breach."
How extraordinary! Then again perhaps not really given what has already been revealed about the Bush Administration's intention to invade Iraq - not long after Bush was first elected and even before 9/11 and now via various leaks.
Read the entire article / report [of which the above is the beginning] from The Independent here.