in England at a fairly large conference,
Powell was asked by the Archbishop of
if our plans for Iraq were just an
of empire building by George Bush.
answered by saying that, "Over the years,
United States has sent many of its fine
men and women into great peril to fight
freedom beyond our borders. The only
of land we have ever asked for in
return is enough to bury those that did not
...It became very quiet in the room.