Democrat and Republican to Square Off on Presidential Campaign and Foreign Policy

General Anthony Zinni will provide keynote remarks on U.S. Global Engagement

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and Obama National Security Advisory Committee Member Dr. Bruce Jentleson will discuss foreign policy and the presidential campaign at a forum on Tuesday evening, October 2. Former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command, General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), will provide keynote remarks on the importance of American leadership in the world today and to Virginia. The conversation will be moderated by David Brody, Chief Political Correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network.

The event is sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Free, ChildFund International, and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.


General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), Commander in Chief, U.S. Central Command (1997-2000)

Tim Pawlenty, Governor of Minnesota (2003-2011)

Bruce Jentleson, Obama Campaign National Security Advisory Committee Member

David Brody, Chief Political Correspondent, Christian Broadcasting Network

Barry DuVal, President & CEO, Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Anne Lynam Goddard, President & CEO, ChildFund International

Brenda Skidmore, Vice Chair, Virginia Free


Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 7:00 p.m.


Richmond Omni Hotel

James River Ballroom

100 South 12th Street

Richmond, Virginia

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ( is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

SOURCE U.S. Global Leadership Coalition