Thirteen Years Ago My Life Changed Forever
February 5, 2016 – Editorial by Simon Black     
February 5, 2016, Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile. Thirteen years ago my life changed forever. Colin Powell, then US Secretary of State and the most credible person in George W. Bush's cabinet, made the case for war in Iraq on February 5, 2003. As a young military intelligence officer at the time, watching from a makeshift Army base in Kuwait not far from the Iraq border. Back then I was a true believer, trusting that the government was a force for good "making the world safe for democracy. ...