Colin Powell: Remarks to the United Nations Security Council


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Colin Powell spent much of his adult life under fire, beginning with tours of duty in Vietnam and continuing in the political arena when he arrived in Washington, D.C., to serve Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush. Particularly during the two Bush presidencies, Powell was at the center of geopolitical events that would, for better or worse, reshape the Middle East and redefine American foreign policy in the region. The mission assigned to him was to lead wars—as...