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They lied to Powell, just like they lied to all of us...


According to Gen. Westley Clark, Powell drafted the plan for Iraq and found that there was no possibility to plan for an exit strategy. Rumsfeld (Secretary of Defense) squashed the study.
Westley Clark said that Powell was being “a soldier at heart” when presenting the plan for the invasion of Iraq.
https://www.npr.org/2021/10/18/1047003098/gen-wesley-clark-r...

Colin Powell knew full-well that the invasion of Iraq was folly
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