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World 15 Sep 2016 | 5:31 AM

Powell reveals disgust with Trump, distaste for Clinton in hacked emails

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell revealed distaste for both U.S. presidential candidates, but levelled his most pointed criticism at Republican Donald Trump in hacked emails leaked by a group American intelligence officials suspect is linked to Russia.

World 27 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Obama shrugs off Romney adviser's comment on Powell endorsement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama shrugged off the suggestion by a top Mitt Romney adviser that former Secretary of State Colin Powell's endorsement of Obama was due to race rather than support for his positions.

World 19 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Former Bush secretary of state Colin Powell backs Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retired U.S. Gen. Colin Powell, a former secretary of state in the Bush administration, on Sunday endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

World 01 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Powell advised Bush to send more troops to Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Sunday defended the Bush administration's Iraq war planning after her predecessor, Colin Powell, said he had made a case to send more troops to deal with the war's aftermath.

World 18 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Powell sees U.S. involved in Iraq for years to come

LONDON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Saturday it would be a tragic mistake to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq as quickly as possible.

World 13 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Colin Powell bound for Silicon Valley - newspaper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will join a Silicon Valley venture capital firm to work with young executives on leadership and global business development, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

World 13 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Colin Powell bound for Silicon Valley - newspaper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will join a Silicon Valley venture capital firm to work with young executives on leadership and global business development, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

World 25 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Colin Powell endorses Obama for second term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday endorsed Barack Obama's bid for re-election, citing the Democratic president's efforts to wind down the war in Afghanistan and tackle terrorism.

World 25 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Colin Powell endorses Obama for second term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday endorsed Barack Obama's bid for re-election, citing the Democratic president's efforts to wind down the war in Afghanistan and tackle terrorism.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Powell says U.S. should talk to Iran, not attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell does not believe the United States will attack Iran and says Washington should speak to Tehran and Syria.