John Philip Abizaid: The Military in the Post 911 World

Conversations With History - General John Abizaid

John Philip Abizaid; Commander of the U.S. Central Command (2003-2007)

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes General John Abizaid for a discussion of the role of the military in the 21st century. Drawing on his experience as commander of the U.S. Central Command, he discusses the problems confronting the next President in the Middle East. He analyzes the lessons of the Iraq War and reflects on issues such as intelligence, the Geneva Conventions, and the role of military contractors.

Key Words: Military, Middle East, Iraq, Intelligence, Military Contractors, 911, Nimitz Lecturers
John Philip Abizaid
Publication date: 
March 11, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History