John P. Abizaid

John P. Abizaid

Senior Advisor, Preventive Defense Project

not in residence

Research Interests

preventive defense


John P. Abizaid retired from the United States Army in May 2007, after thirty-four years of active service. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, he rose from infantry platoon leader to become the youngest four-star general in the Army and the longest-serving commander of United States Central Command.