Anthony 'Tony' Zinni
September 03 2014
Four-star U.S. Marine Corps General Anthony 'Tony' Zinni (Ret.) was Commander in Chief of CENTCOM from 1997 to 2000, and from November 2002 to March 2003 was Colin Powell's special envoy to the Middle East. He has also led special missions to such nations as Turkey, Pakistan, Kenya, Russia, Yemen, Indonesia, and the Philippines. His distinguished 39-year career took him to over 70 countries in many command assignments. He is also the Honorary Chairman of the Middle East Institute, which he previously served as Board Chairman.