Read the latest news and articles on Colin Powell, an American politician and a former US Secretary of State. Colin Powell served as US Secretary of State in the George W Bush administration, he was also in favor of full-scale war with Iraq, which started in 2003 - follow RT to find latest news articles and experts' opinions on that war. Colin Powell is known for his infamous United Nations speech, in which he claimed Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, a claim later discredited by experts at the US Department of Energy - read more articles and news on RT.com to learn more. Check out RT to find more on the former secretary of state’s biography and background. Read more on the state today of US-Iran relations, as the US claims of Iran’s guilt for the tanker attacks last year were compared to the fake evidence of WMDs presented by former US Secretary of State Colin Powell before the invasion of Iraq in 2003.