President George W Bush is said to have become tired of Israeli premier Ariel Sharon's reluctance to make peace with the Palestinians, something US hawks feel is making the situation in the Middle East more treacherous for American economic interests.
Military chiefs have drawn up a series of proposals for the attack, which would see Mr Sharon overthrown and a Palestinian government installed in Jerusalem.
Tony Blair is thought to be an enthusiastic supporter of the plan, as is the state-run and biased BBC, which is tired of Mr Sharon questioning its reporting of the current conflict.
Respect MP George Galloway, when told of the leaked plans while on a lucrative speaking tour of the the middle east, said: "The proud people of the historic state of Israel must rise up to defeat the evil imperialist menace of Bush the Terrorist and his zionist... oh, hang on..."
Several people selling copies of Socialist Worker were reported to have died after their heads exploded while trying to decide if they would back the evil yanks or the evil jews in such a conflict.