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Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill secretly planned the invasion of neutral French North Africa before the USA entered World War II. This became Operation Torch, which was opposed by senior Generals. As a result, the Allies suffered over 100,000 casualties during pointless fighting in Africa when they could have invaded Sicily directly.
Related Tale: “The Senseless and Bloody Italian Campaign 1943-44”; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVbX0AWKYMo