quote: C [Foreign Secretary Jack Straw] reported on his recent talks in Washington. There was a perceptible shift in attitude. Military action was now seen as inevitable. Bush wanted to remove Saddam, through military action, justified by the conjunction of terrorism and WMD. But the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy. The NSC had no patience with the UN route
quote: This is not the only such memo from members of the government, military and intelligence communities.