White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.--Former Secretary of State ColinPowell, mirroring the controversial remarks here last year of theU.S. Iraq administrator, said the invasion of that country wasflawed.

Mr. Powell, speaking to the annual meeting of the Council ofInsurance Agents & Brokers, said that mistakes that occurredincluded a lack of ground troops.

A similar assessment made at this conference last year by L.Paul Bremer III, the former administrator of the CoalitionProvisional Authority in Iraq, created a national furor during thepresidential election.

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