Colin Powell is an American hero. He served two combat tours in Vietnam, and rose to become the first African-American Secretary of State, National Security Advisor, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. But the doctrine that bears his name – the Powell Doctrine – is a disaster. Show More Summary
According to The Army Times, a Senate report has concluded that then Secretary of State, Colin Powell, as well as many U.S. ambassadors was kept in the dark by the CIA regarding detention and interrogation practices after the 911 attacks. The classified report, which is currently circulating among White House Staff, found that Powell, along
U.S. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell applaud at the North Atlantic Council Summit in Prague November 21, 2002. Between them is Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, to their right, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Show More Summary
Here is how history might have unfolded in an alternate universe in which the U.S. never invaded Iraq. Historians would later record how Secretary of State Colin Powell prevailed in a key Cabinet meeting in early 2003, when he refused to go before the United Nations because he lacked proof that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. Show More Summary
The Pottery Barn School of Foreign Policymaking states that if “you break it, you own it.” Commonly mis-attributed to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, the notion was coined by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman early in 2003. The idea is simple: nation-states are responsible for the consequences of their policy choices. Nowhere is […]
Colin Powell showed off his dance moves this weekend alongside Katie Holmes and Ellen DeGeneres at a Hamptons shindig, but he isn't the first diplomat to strut his stuff. Other secretaries of state have paved the way for smooth-moving Powell, swaying and grooving to their favorite tunes despite their high-profile post.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is expected to attend a ceremony welcoming the Reserve Officer Training Corps back to the City University of New York.
Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 65th U.S. Secretary of State joins board of the world's largest CRM solutions company
Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general Colin Powell is now Salesforce.com’s 11th board member. Neither board membership nor technology is new to Powell who is a director at Bloom Energy and a strategic limited partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Powell served as […]
How cool is Colin Powell? He was taking selfies long before today’s hipsters were even born.The 76-year-old former secretary of state got into the "Throwback Thursday" spirit on Facebook, postinga black-and-white photo of his younger...Show More Summary
Colin Powell is a retired US Army general and Secretary of State. He recently posted on Facebook this photo of himself taking a photograph 60 years ago. Like a modern teenager, he took selfies. And he did it with style. That young man knew how to look snazzy! (Photo: Bloom Energy) -via 22 Words
The Internet was aflutter all afternoon with the revelation that Colin Powell — four-star general, former Secretary of State — had taken a mirror photo of himself some 60 years ago. This is well and good, and we applaud Powell on joining the long list of luminaries who have, for whatever reason, chosen to make […]
Only 4 percent of America's Silent Generation have shared a selfie on social media. You can now count retired general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell among that exclusive group. On Thursday, Powell posted this picture to his Facebook page, which he claims to have shot some 60 years ago. Not bad. And it didn't even need a faux-artsy filter. More
The selfie revolution is officially underway, and former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell posted a response to Ellen Degeneres‘ now epic Oscars selfie made 60 years ago. Post by General Colin L. Powell. Lost Remote prediction:...Show More Summary
The former secretary of state and decorated general told Ellen DeGeneres to eat her heart out with a self portrait he took 60 years ago.
Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Colin L. Powell set the Internet abuzz Thursday when he posted a 60-year-old selfie to Facebook and told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to "eat your heart out....
(CNN) – Watch out, Ellen. Colin Powell is starting his own selfie sensation. The former secretary of state posted a photo on Facebook for what's become a social media tradition known as "Throwback Thursday," where people post photos from their past. The retired four star general uploaded a black-and-white photo of a young Powell taking […]
You guys, selfies were a thing 60 years ago. Former Secretary of State and US General Colin Powell proved this today. For Throwback Thursday, he uploaded a self-portrait with the caption: "I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Show More Summary
General Colin L. Powell posted the image below on his Facebook page with the caption “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” Of course, the former secretary of state … More » The post Colin Powell Was Taking Selfies Before You Were Born appeared first on EveryJoe.
To the liberal media, there is nothing sweeter than a Republican who attacks other Republicans. And ever since he left the George W. Bush administration, former Secretary of State Colin Powell has been willing to do just that, loudly...Show More Summary