Colin Powell

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Colin Powell honored by presidents and dignitaries at memorial in Washington
Service for former secretary of state at National Cathedral attended by Biden, Bush and Obama, but not Trump

Lauren Burke in Washington

05, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Politics aside, Colin Powell was a Black man in America | Michael Harriot
The former secretary of state worked for administrations most Black people opposed, yet many African Americans respected him

Michael Harriot

21, Oct, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Colin Powell: a life served as fodder for US imperialism | Cynthia A Young
Unlike many Black military men before him, Powell behaved just as the white leaders had: waging war when and where he was told to do so

Cynthia A Young

21, Oct, 2021 @10:32 AM

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Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president
The ex-general seriously considered running in 1995 but later felt himself increasingly out of step with the Republican party

David Smith in Washington

19, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Washington mourns death of ‘trailblazer’ Colin Powell as tributes pour in – as it happened
Powell, who broke barriers as the first Black man to serve as secretary of state, has died aged 84 – follow for live updates

Abené Clayton (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

19, Oct, 2021 @12:14 AM

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Colin Powell, former US secretary of state, dies at 84 of Covid complications
Powell, who also served as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, helped build case for war in Iraq

Ed Pilkington in New York

18, Oct, 2021 @9:53 PM

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‘The court of God will be waiting for him’: Iraqis react to Colin Powell’s death
A country still struggling with the aftermath of a disastrous occupation has a mixed opinion of the former general

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Joe Biden leads tributes to ‘dear friend’ and ‘patriot’ Colin Powell
Political leaders from Tony Blair to Dick Cheney praise the former soldier and diplomat in the wake of his death from Covid

Ed Pilkington in New York, and Julian Borger and Joan E Greve in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @5:54 PM

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Colin Powell’s UN speech: a decisive moment in undermining US credibility
Analysis: His security council presentation didn’t directly lead to the Iraq invasion – but it was a turning point in US-UN relations

Julian Borger in Washington

18, Oct, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Colin Powell: key facts from his life
Former military leader and the first Black US secretary of state has died of complications from Covid-19

Gloria Oladipo

18, Oct, 2021 @3:48 PM

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'Trump has a different leadership style': David Rubenstein plays it by the book
The billionaire philanthropist is publishing How to Lead, a selection of interviews with famous figures. Does he think the US needs a change of leader?

Martin Pengelly

05, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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