British spy op wrecked peace move Martin Bright, Peter Beaumont and Jo Tuckman in Mexico Sunday February 15, 2004 The Observer A joint British and American spying operation at the United Nations scuppered a last-ditch initiative to avert the invasion of Iraq, The Observer can reveal. Senior UN diplomats from Mexico and Chile provided new evidence last week that their missions were spied on, in direct contravention of international law. Full story: http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1148623,00.html "scuppered" ?! gotta love the Brits.