If General Powell (ret) was ordered to stand up in front of Congress, the U.N. or the people of the United States of America and say to them that Saddam Hussein had WMD by the President of the United States (his superior) he would have to obey or be subject to a court martial.
Originally Posted by road kill
Any person subject to this chapter who--
(1) violates or fails to obey any lawful general order or regulation; shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(2) having knowledge of any other lawful order issued by any member of the armed forces, which it is his duty to obey, fails to obey the order; or
(3) is derelict in the performance of his duties;