Episode 3 of the Podcast Features Insights from the Military Commander
Crystal Symphony Cruise Director Russ Grieve is setting sail with General Anthony Zinni, retired United States Marine Corps Four Star General, former Commander in Chief for the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), and former special envoy to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Sharing personal stories from his two tours in Vietnam as well as commentating on modern warfare, you are sure to feel as though you are alongside General Zinni on the battlefield.
General Anthony Zinni is a retired four-star General in the United States Marine Corps and a former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). In 2002, he was selected to be a special envoy to the United States to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. While serving as special envoy, Zinni was also an instructor in the Department of International Studies at the Virginia Military Institute. Presently, he is an instructor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, a public speaker, and an author of two best-selling books on his military career and foreign affairs, most recently Battle for Peace. He is also involved in the corporate world, joining M.I.C. Industries as its president for International Operations in 2005. Zinni also serves on the advisory boards of eight different companies, including the security testing firm, Mu Dynamics, based in Sunnyvale, CA. He joined Duke University’s Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy in Spring 2008 as the Sanford Distinguished Lecturer in Residence and taught a new course in the Hart Leadership Program. Zinni has been credited for foresight in predicting the dangers of terrorism coming out of Afghanistan before the September 11, 2001, attacks.