Directorate of Intelligence
Intelligence Memorandum Counterterroiist Center3
Iraq: Terrorism-Related Developments Since-theUS Missile Strike of3
Since the US atlack on the Iraqi Intelligence Service's headquarters onune, we have acquired additional information pertinent to Iraq's attempt to assassinate President Bush. The new information includes forensic evidence, intelligence reporting on the assassination plot itself and subsequent Iraqi terrorist activity, and reports regarding the impact of the US missile strike. None of the new information--which is outlinedCTC's earlierut some of it both strengthens the evidenciary base for assigning culpability to Saddam for the plot against Mr. Bush and suggests that Iraq will continue to target senior US officials. fyNF)
CTC'l evaluation of Ihc evidence recafdinu the plot against Mr.ontained in an Intelligence Memorandum entitled 'Iraq: Baghdad Attempts To Ol Former President Buih' (CTC. The Memorandum was published onS)
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Coutxc terrorist Center. Comments and queries are welcome and maj be directed lo CCTC ecure. (U)
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the FBI says are reiiaoie ciaim tnai on to June uic uo, in conjunction wiih Iraqi Baath Party leadership, ordered (he Iraqi Baath Party in Sidon. Lebanon, to send five Baathisis lo Kuwait -via Iraq--to carry out suicide car-bomb attacks against US military leaders and installations. According to the FBI sources, the IIS plans to conduct tenonst attacksay when the suspects in the Bush plot are in court. (Note: The suspects' trial has been adjourned)
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The FBI's sources later added lhat Uie IIS originally intended io use associates ol the suspects for the attacks bui canceled the plan because it feared that the Kuwait Security Service (KSS) had uncovered the plot. The sources also said that, byuly, the Baaihist group from Lebanon was at the al-Rashid training camp near Baghdad andecond Iraqi-backed group-this one consisting of Palestinians-was involved in the operation and was already in Kuwait. fSfrn? OC)
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The Impact of the Military StrikeOriginal document.