“On April 14, 1993, George H.W. Bush arrived in Kuwait to commemorate the victory in the Gulf War. …On that trip, the Kuwaiti secret police arrested seventeen men and charged them with a plot to kill Bush with a car bomb–close to two hundred pounds of plastic explosives hidden in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Under torture, some of the suspects confessed that Iraq’s intelligence service was behind the assassination attempt.”

 – Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, Pages 512-513