“…On April 12 [1993]…the Iraqi Intelligence Service (Mukhabarat) held a secret meeting in the southern Iraqi city of Basra. …According to Justice and FBI documents, the meeting was to carry out the final arrangements for the assassination of former President [George H.W.] Bush and the Emir of Kuwait [Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah].”

 – James Bamford, A Pretext for War, Pages 256-257