Then Minister for Foreign Affairs Brian Cowen with then US Secretary of State Colin Powell at the State Department in Washington, DC. in November 2002
The death of the former US secretary of state, Colin Powell, who, using faulty data and intelligence, made the case at the UN for the Iraqi invasion,’from complications from Covid-19 ‘ at 84 has been announced.
Via The Guardian:
Powell, a retired four-star general who was a key figure in the build up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and who served as chairman of the joint chiefs of staff in the early 1990s, had been treated for Covid at Walter Reed national medical center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was fully vaccinated against coronavirus.