Last visit of G. W. Bush in Iraq before he finally leaves his office.
Many great statesmen were associated with shoes; as for instance Nikita Khrushchev's hammering his Soviet leather boots on the speakers table at a U.N debate.
Bush however was this time not the aggressor but was target of a new type of Urban warfare "Intifada-shoe-throwing". An Iraqi Journalist thought it would be nice to give him a "smelly reception". Check out yourself!