Second Annual Everett P. Pope Lecture, April 9, 2018
Speaker: General Anthony C. Zinni, USMC (Ret.)
The National Security Environment.”
General Zinni is a retired United States Marine Corps general and decorated Vietnam combat veteran. From 1997 to 2000 he served as the Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), responsible for all US forces in the Middle East and Central Asia. In 2002, he was selected to be a special envoy to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He served as a US envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in 2017, seeking to resolve the Qatar crisis.