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Secretary of State Colin Powell

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  • “The Northern Alliance does not want to physically enter Kabul,” said Secretary of State Colin Powell on the Nov. 11, 2001,Meet thePress, expressing more of a diplomat’s hope than stating a fact.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • When Hubert Védrine, France’s foreign minister, dismissed President Bush’s “axis of evil” metaphor as “simplistic,” Secretary of State Colin Powell retorted that his French counterpart was “getting the vapors and whatnot.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • We hope Secretary of State Colin Powell was privately embarrassed when, two days into a catastrophic disaster that hit 12 of the world’s poorer countries and will cost billions of dollars to meliorate, he held a press conference to say that America, the world’s richest nation, would contribute $15 million.

    A Billion Lives

  • In a portent of the dominance that Cheney would wield over policy making in the Bush administration, Secretary of State Colin Powell and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice only found out about this decision after Bush and Cheney had met for their weekly private lunch on November 13, during which Cheney had given the president the four-page text of the detention directive to sign.

    The Longest War

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