Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 24, 2013. Powell, who served in three Republican administrations, said U.S. President Barack's Obama's National Defense University speech "made it clear that there are still enemies out there" but the U.S. has to be "more careful" with the use of force, "especially with respect to drones." Photographer: Andrew Harrer

ISSUE – Oct. 30 | Secrets Of Silicon Valley Intrigue Revealed In Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails

The recent hacking of Colin Powell’s email accounts prompted juicy headlines about the former Secretary of State’s dislike of Donald Trump and withering criticism of Hillary and Bill Clinton. But it has also revealed plenty of inside details and gossip about drama in Silicon Valley through correspondence related to Powell’s role as a board member of and as  a strategic adviser to one of the tech world’s most powerful venture capital firms, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers And it provided unprecedented insight into the revolving door between government and industry—complete with its perks, insider deals, and extraordinary access.