New Poll Finds That Post-9/11 Military Officers Believe Strengthening Development and Diplomacy Is Critical to National Security

Center Releases Survey of Military Attitudes on Global Engagement on Eve of Conference Featuring McCain, Obama Senior Foreign Policy Surrogates and former Sen. Edwards WASHINGTON , July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The...

The Center for U.S. Global Engagement (, the educational arm of the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign, unites business, civic, military, faith-based, and political leaders around the country to broaden understanding of America's interests in building a better, safer world.

Impact '08: Building a Better, Safer World is the Center's national, non-partisan initiative, chaired by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci , calling on all of the Presidential candidates to elevate and strengthen America's investments in global development and diplomacy.

The Center's National Security Advisory Council is a unique, non-partisan group of over 50 prominent retired three and four-star generals and admirals representing all five branches of the Armed Forces who have united with the Center in support of strengthening America's national security strategy with increased use of non-military tools. The Council is co-chaired by General Anthony C. Zinni , USMC (Ret.) and Admiral Leighton W. Smith, Jr. , USN (Ret.).

SOURCE U.S. Global Leadership Campaign