According to Morris Fletcher, Hussein was originally a dinner theater actor named John Gillnitz from Tulsa. He was known for his good ethnic portrayal in The King and I. In 1979, Majestic 12 set him up as ruler of Iraq in order to keep people distracted. (TXF: "Dreamland II") Fletcher subsequently kept a picture of him and Hussein in his Area 51 office. (TXF: "Dreamland I")
- The events of 1991 were written in the semi-fictional novel Second Chance: A Jack Colquitt Adventure by the Cigarette Smoking Man under the alias of Raul Bloodworth, and may or may not have actually occurred.