Colin Powell

Colin Powell

American civil servant, former U.S. Secretary of State
Service-learning is a particularly fertile way of involving young people in community service, because it ties helping others to what they are learning in the classroom. It enables them to apply academic disciplines to practical, everyday problems. In the process, it provides a compelling answer to the adolescent's perennial question, 'Why do I need to learn this stuff?More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When we have dealt with bin Laden and his network we will then broaden the campaign to go after other terrorists all around the world.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Keep looking below surface appearances. Don't shrink from doing so just because you might not like what you find.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We now believe it is appropriate for Saddam Hussein to be forced to change, either by the threat of war, and therefore that compels him to cooperate. If he cooperates, then the basis of changed regime policy has shifted because his regime has, in fact, changed its policy to one of cooperation. So if he cooperates, then that is different than if he does not cooperate.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Colin
Powell, once USA's highest ranking
military officer, (now Secretary of
State), loves to relate this
incident from his Vietnam days. It shows the
importance of clear
objectives.

Finding an outpost at a very vulnerable spot, Powell
decided to
investigate why it was location was chosen. He was assured
that it was a very
important outpost.
"What's it's
mission?"
" To protect the airfield!"
"What's the airfield here
for?"
"To resupply the outpost!"More Military jokes Jokes about Colin Powell [01/01/2018 12:01:01]

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