The Fate of Colin Powell36:17

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photoColin Powell currently enjoys one of the highest approval ratings in the Bush administration. Yet, political leaders on both sides are suggesting that he resign, creating an even deeper rift between the Department of Defense and the Department of State.

We ask how a Colin Powell's resignation and the growing rift between the State and Defense departments would affect the future of US foreign policy.


Tom Gjelten, National Security Correspondent for National Public Radio

E. J. Dionne, Syndicated columnist for the Washington Post and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

Howard Means, Colin Powell biographer and author of "Colin Powell: Soldier/Statesman Statesman/Soldier," and former senior editor at Washingtonian magazine.

This program aired on April 30, 2003.