“Do I regret it? Of course,” Colin Powell to Al Jazeera on being the face of false intelligence on Iraq. Watch the interview here.

—via bilalr:shortformblog:

Powell emphasizes that the information was combed over before he presented it, and even rejected information that seemed sketchy. “It was nothing I made up. It was nothing I stuck in there.” He found out later after giving a speech to the United Nations that the sourcing of the information was spotty — despite originally being told it wasn’t. A must-watch.