- Blair knew there was no planning for the post-war phase in Iraq, but insisted -- against Bush's suggestions! -- that the UK contribute troops anyway.
- Jacques Chirac warned Blair that there would be a civil war in Iraq. Blair's response: "Poor old Jacques, he doesn't get it, does he?"
- Finally, Blair feared that if he didn't go along in Afghanistan, the US would go in and "nuke the shit out of the place."
That second link is especially good. Check it out.