Former US president George W. Bush speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2021. Photo: TNS
Former US president George W. Bush speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2021. Photo: TNS
Iraq

Iraqi man plotted trip to Texas to kill George W. Bush

  • Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab, 52, wanted to assassinate the ex-president in retaliation for the Iraq War, US authorities say
  • He allegedly planned to smuggle more of his countrymen into America to aid in the scheme, and insinuated he had links to Islamic State

Former US president George W. Bush speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2021. Photo: TNS
Former US president George W. Bush speaks during a 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2021. Photo: TNS
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