Tag: George W. Bush

Colin Powell: An Appraisal

Robert Parry, the founding editor of Consortium News, wrote this profile in 2004 of Colin Powell, who died at 84 of Covid-19 on Monday.

The Leak That ‘Exposed the True Afghan War’

The Afghan Diaries set off a firestorm when it revealed the suppression of civilian casualty figures, the existence of an elite U.S.-led death squad, and the covert role of Pakistan in the conflict, as Elizabeth Vos reports.