Lawrence Wilkerson: I Helped Sell the False Choice of War with Iraq; It’ s Happening Again with Iran


Democracy Now!

Published on Feb 9, 2018

https://democracynow.org – Fifteen years ago this week, Secretary of State General Colin Powell gave a speech to the United Nations arguing for war with Iraq, saying the evidence was clear: Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. It was a speech Powell would later call a blot on his career. Is President Trump doing the same thing now with Iran? We speak to Powell’s former chief of staff, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson. He recently wrote a piece titled “I Helped Sell the False Choice of War Once. It’s Happening Again.”

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