Colin Powell

Colin Powell

American civil servant, former U.S. Secretary of State
The ties that bind us are stronger than the occasional stresses that separate us.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no suggestion of regime change; quite the contrary, this is an initiative to help people and to help governments who are inclined toward change.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Trust is the glue that holds an org together & the lubricant that moves it forward.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I understand that and I have had very candid discussions with Saudi leaders in the past. I respect their culture and their heritage and their traditions, but I think that they now, as they move forward, will have to start examining these traditions and these practices to see whether or not change is appropriate.More Colin Powell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With respect to where we are now, we have a voluntary army. And if we ever go back to conscription I hope that at time it will be the kind of conscription that was put in at the end of the Vietnam War. And that is, everybody is equally liable to be called to serve the nation in time of conflict.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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