It was just over 12 years ago today when then Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke to the U.N. Security Council on February 5, 2003, and lied to a packed auditorium of world leaders and the entire world, making the case that Saddam Hussein’s Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. Show More Summary
John Boehner was re-elected Speaker of the House by a comfortable margin, but 14 others, from former Secretary of State Colin Powell to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, also got votes.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell joined “CBS This Morning” from Washington to discuss the recent shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Although the retired army general, like former President George W. Bush, supported the economicShow More Summary
Former President George W. Bush's White House kept its own secretaries of defense and state in the dark about the CIA's torture program, according to a damning Senate report released Tuesday. The reason? The White House was "extremely...Show More Summary
What do you do when you're the US Secretary of State, and world leaders constantly insist on giving you portraits of yourself? Former Secretary of State Colin Powell points out that you can't turn them down, so he keeps them all. In his hot tub room.
The posters have been popping up like guerilla art across downtown Washington, D.C. One of them, glued to the plywood walls of a construction site, depicts former Secretary of State Colin Powell's 2003 testimony to the U.N. Security Council in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq. Show More Summary
Asked whether he has any buyer's remorse about endorsing President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wholeheartedly said: "None whatsoever."
It did not warm my heart to see a photo of former secretaries of state Henry Kissinger, James A. Baker III, Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton join the current secretary, John Kerry, to break ground on a new museum dedicated to, well, themselves. Technically it is the U.S. Diplomacy Center, to be built in […]
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 […]