The neocons did the same thing ten years ago in their efforts to justify the invasion of Iraq. There was a related deception campaign run out of the office of the DC Mossad Chief of Station to salt Pentagon files with false Iran WMD intel. Mossad provided AIPAC with data that was planted in an effort to deceive and influence U.S. policy, according to the indictment of Lt. Col. Larry Franklin.
Larry Franklin worked for Doug Feith and Wurmser at the notorious Office of Special Plans (OSP) operating under the DoD Undersecretary for Intelligence as a disinformation shop set up by Paul Wolfowitz and Richard Perle. The American public heard little about this Israeli espionage case, and it never entered a wider national dialogue about U.S. Mideast policy.