The Iraq War and Powell's Legacy

Powell chose to lend his name to the effort to legitimize and sell these garbage claims in support of an illegal war of aggression

Spencer Ackerman makes an important observation in his post marking the death of Colin Powell:

All this, you will notice, is before Powell’s February 2003 speech to the United Nations. Too much has been made of that speech, by Powell’s allies as well as his critics. By February 2003, with most of the invasion force mustering in the Gulf, the die had alre…

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