Anthony Zinni

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Person.png Anthony Zinni  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Member ofKnights of Malta

War profiteering

In an article about war profiteering, Global Research writes: "Retired General Anthony Zinni, former Commander-in-Chief of US Central Command, made multiple appearances on CNN and CBS. He is an outside director at BAE Systems, which is among the largest military service companies in the world and one that received $6.1 billion in federal contracts in 2012, serves on the Advisory Board of DC Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in defense contractors, and a Distinguished Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Zinni advocated a strike not just on Syria, but told CNN’s Candy Crowley that American hesitation in the Middle East has pushed US adversaries to act. “Knowing the Iranians, they see everything as a potential opportunity to exploit,” he said. “And I’m sure they are calculating much how they could take advantage of this and maybe push the edge of the envelope.” The retired general, speaking to the Post via email, said his membership is publicly available online. “The media who contact me for comment should post any relevant info re my background including my board positions if they desire,” he wrote."[1]


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