Anthony Zinni

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Retired four-star Marine General and former CENTCOM Commander Anthony Zinni believes his country is standing at many crossroads: the next president is somewhere out there in the crowd of smiling politicians.

The road out of Iraq is still unmapped. Iran is just one of the big new challenges for us to get right --or get wrong. Problem is, the US government is a broken machine, he says. And we need --the world needs-- Washington to pull its socks up.

This hour On Point: Retired General Anthony Zinni on America's future.


Gen. Anthony Zinni (Ret), Former Commander of CENTCOM, Former Special Mideast Envoy (under President George W. Bush) and author of "The Battle for Peace: A Frontline Vision of America's Power and Purpose."

This program aired on April 18, 2007.


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