Answer: Yes they did before with regard to Iraq; and not only in 2002, go back to 1990. And yes they are doing so now...this time with regard to Iran. And it's not just a matter of Sharon or some individual, it's all about Mossad and how the Israeli government has operated for some time in many way and in many places.
From the article: Did Ariel Sharon, the Prime Minister of Israel, run a covert program with operatives in high-level US government positions to influence the Bush Administration's decision to go to war in Iraq? The FBI wants to