Colin Powell

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United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff

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Such decisions dictate strategy, as General Powell noted in 1989.
General Colin Powell (Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and US Secretary of State) General Powell will draw from his long experience in the military and on the world stage to share lessons learned with students interested in international issues.
Thus, when these types of discussions surfaced, General Powell was quick to remind others of this basic historical fact.
18) Live reporting frustrated General Powell, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, because armchair strategists were critiquing General Max Thurman's operations as they unfolded.
General Powell was guest speaker at Informex USA, and several local firms attended through a UK Trade & Investment North West package, including Contract Chemicals in Prescot, represented by managing director Mike Holding, and Susan Brench, business manager at Pentagon Chemicals of Halebank and Workington.
So, they've renamed it colin, not as in the thespian Firth, but as in General Powell, that is coe-lin.
How General Powell managed to accomplish this is a great testament to his skills as well as his character.
At that precise moment, General Powell came out of his office to retrieve a package.
There would be no America's Promise without General Powell and his family," says John Gomperts, the president and CEO of the Washington, D.
So any suggestion that General Powell would make such a profound statement in such an in such an important election based on anything than what he thought was going to be best for America, I think, doesn't make much sense," he added.
It is wonderful that General Powell has done so well.
The report treated Powell's comments on the Mitchell commission report as a secondary issue, quoting him indirectly on the settlement-freeze issue in the third-to-last paragraph: "On the subject of settlements, General Powell said he wanted to bridge the deep differences between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
Rumsfeld selects a markedly conservative group of officials to serve under him, and as General Powell chooses a more moderate lineup heavily dominated by career Foreign Service officers, the battle lines seem sharply drawn," writes Perlez.
Concluding his visit to the continent with what he described as giving him an 'emotional twinge', General Powell toured a number of health centres in the capital Kampala.
Working under Caspar Weinberger in the 1980s, General Powell developed a military doctrine that I would term "Don't Ever Fight.
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