Bush's Team: Colin Powell: Planning for an Exit

Secretary Of State Colin Powell has been a good soldier in public, even as he has had to fight for every small victory against Administration hawks like Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. But he has privately grown more frustrated, and now, sources close to Powell tell TIME, he has a firm plan for his exit: he will step down at the end of President Bush's current term. "He will have done a yeoman's job of contributing over the four years," says a close aide. "But that's enough." The aide says Powell's view of the matter is, "I...

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