On Colin Powell, Stephen Hawking, and more.
The editors discuss China’s disturbing recent missile launch and more.
A look back at Powell’s year of public service at the Pentagon and the State Department.
We had substantial disagreements but recognize that he will be remembered for a long, consequential career of service to a country that he loved.
Current responses to Colin Powell’s death from COVID-19, besides being unseemly, are probably wrong.
The death of Colin Powell comes as a shock, another marker of the end of a better era in our politics.
‘We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,’ Powell’s family said.
Surely Powell recalls that we were forced to return to Iraq and to Syria because the rise of ISIS jeopardized the Iraqi government.
With all the attention on the leaked Colin Powell e-mails, Charles Krauthammer noted how the former secretary of state has been critical of both presidential candidates.