Conversation with Ambassador John Negroponte
Yale-in-Washington is proud to present:
A meeting with Ambassador John Negroponte, former Deputy Secretary of State and the first U.S. Director of National Intelligence
Ambassador John D. Negroponte is an American diplomat. He is currently a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Prior to this appointment Ambassador served as the Deputy Secretary of State, the Department of State’s second ranking official. Appointed by President Bush, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 12, 2007, and was sworn into office by Vice President Cheney on February 13. As Deputy Secretary of State, he assisted Secretary Rice in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy and functions as the chief operating officer of the Department. He coordinated and supervised U.S. Government activities overseas, represented the Department’s position before Congress, and managed key foreign policy issues on the Secretary’s behalf.
Prior to this assignment, Ambassador Negroponte served as the first Director of National Intelligence (DNI), for which he was sworn in on April 21, 2005. Previously, he had been serving as United States Ambassador to Iraq, since June 28, 2004. From September 18, 2001, until his appointment to Iraq, Ambassador Negroponte served as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Negroponte served in the United States Foreign Service from 1960 to 1997. From 1981 to 1996, he had tours of duty as United States ambassador in Honduras, Mexico, and the Philippines. Ambassador Negroponte is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Academy of Diplomacy. He is a former Chairman of the French-American Foundation. Ambassador Negroponte was born July 21, 1939, in London, England. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in 1960.
Friday, June 15 at 2:00 PM
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