Powell knew he was lying…

Powell knew he was lying to the U.N.

Straw, Powell had serious doubts over their Iraqi weapons claims

Jack Straw and his US counterpart, Colin Powell, privately expressed serious doubts about the quality of intelligence on Iraq’s banned weapons programme at the very time they were publicly trumpeting it to get UN support for a war on Iraq, the Guardian has learned.”

So much for any lingering thoughts about Colin Powell being an honorable man.