Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

Powell was the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of State. He was 84.

10/18/2021 3:27:00 PM

Breaking: Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said.

Powell was the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of State. He was 84.

WASHIINGTON — Colin Powell, the former secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. He was 84.In 1989, Powell became the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In that role, he oversaw the U.S. invasion of Panama and later the U.S. invasion of Kuwait to oust the Iraqi army in 1991.

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But his reputation suffered a painful setback when, in 2003, Powell went before the United Nations Security Council at the behest of his boss, President George W. Bush, and made the case for U.S. war against Iraq. He cited faulty information claiming Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein had secretly stashed away weapons of mass destruction.

Iraq’s contention that it had not was “a web of lies,” Powell told the world body.AdvertisementIn an announcement on social media, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The family thanked Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., for their care of Powell. headtopics.com

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father and grandfather and a great American,” the family said.Former President Bush said he and former First Lady Laura Bush were “deeply saddened” by Powell’s death.“He was a great public servant” and “widely respected at home and abroad,” Bush said. “And most important, Colin was a family man and a friend. Laura and I send Alma and their children our sincere condolences as they remember the life of a great man.”

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