Powell: Iraq meets definition of civil war

By
November 29, 2006 21:16

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday at a business conference here that the war in Iraq meets the definition of a civil war. Powell made the comment during a question-and-answer session at the conference, according to a press release issued by the conference organizers. No cameras were allowed in but a conference official who listened to Powell's talk released a press release quoting his words. Powell could not be immediately reached for comment, and it was not clear if he remained in Dubai. His comments come in contrast to US President George W. Bush's statement Tuesday that Iraq is not in a civil war, but that instead al-Qaida extremists are creating cycles of violence there.

Related Content

July 19, 2018
Sources close to Netanyahu: Trump knew the Iran nuclear deal was bad

By HERB KEINON, MICHAEL WILNER