On October 23, Emma Ashford wrote an op-ed in Politico entitled “Even Colin Powell Ignored the Powell Doctrine. Now, America Is Starting to Listen.”, on the legacies of the late former United States secretary of state.

“Colin Powell was a paradox: He was a key enabler of perhaps the most tragic example of U.S. foreign policy overreach in recent memory. Yet for most of his career, he struggled mightily — and frequently in vain — against precisely that kind of overreach.”

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