The day before, during a joint press conference, George. W. Bush and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad, a local journalist in the American president launched his boots, shouting: "This is a farewell kiss, you dog!". George. W. Bush deftly ducked and avoided falling.
Immediately after that the order on the offender attacked Iraqi guards and agents of the US Secret Service. The rest of the Iraqi journalists who were present at the press conference, brought George W. Bush apologized for his colleague.
Bush also found this incident very amusing.