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powell-mugName: Colin Luther Powell


Born: April 5, 1937, in New York City; died Oct. 18, 2021 in Bethesda MD.


Profession: Army general, retired


GW Bush Administration Position:

  • Secretary of State, 1st term

War crime charge(s):

  • Crime against peace – planning and carrying out a war of aggression.
  • Despite stating in Feb. 2001 that Saddam had not developed “any significant capability" regarding WMDs, and despite intense behind the scenes arguments about the accuracy of WMD charges, Powell made the case in front of the United Nations for a United States-led invasion of Iraq based on Iraq's possession of WMDs.1

Primary Association:

  • Strategic limited partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (venture capital firm),
    2750 Sand Hill Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    Ph: 650.233.2750
  • Board of Directors of Steve Case's Revolution Health, now merged with Waterfront Media of Brooklyn, NY in Everyday Health Network
  • Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations
    The Harold Pratt House
    58 East 68th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    Ph: 212.434.9400


"Ladies and gentlemen, these are not assertions. These are facts, corroborated by many sources, some of them sources of the intelligence services of other countries."1

“There can be no doubt that Saddam Hussein has biological weapons and the capability to rapidly produce more, many more. And he has the ability to dispense these lethal poisons and diseases in ways that can cause massive death and destruction.”

1Secretary of State Colin Powell, testifying about Iraq's chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons capabilities before the United Nations Security Council, Feb. 5, 2003

Secondary Associations:
  • Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies at The City College of New York - Sitting on the Advisory Council, among other personalities of interest, is Henry Kissinger, the oldest US war criminal.
  • Chairman, Eisenhower Fellowship Program at the City College of New York

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