The End of the Desert Storm Age

We didn't know it then, but Operation Desert Storm was the turning point.

General Norman Schwarzkopf (L) and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Colin Powell watch the Desert Storm victory parade from the reviewing stand. (Photo by Bettmann Archive/Getty Images)

1. Colin Powell

I only have one Colin Powell story.

It’s November 1995. I’m in college. I’m nominally Republican and Bill Clinton and his dope-smoking, hippie saxopho…

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