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Negroponte: Al-Qaida hiding in Pakistan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte said Pakistan has become a safe haven for al-Qaida operatives.

Negroponte to move to State Department

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Officials in the Bush administration say U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte will soon become the second ranking State Department official.

Cuban officials: Fidel Castro is not dying

HAVANA, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Cuban leader Fidel Castro isn't suffering from a terminal illness, Cuban officials told U.S. lawmakers visiting the communist island over the weekend.

Chavez says Castro not dying

HAVANA, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Fidel Castro is not close to death, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a close Castro ally who said he spoke with the Cuban leader.

Bush to meet with Iraq Study Group

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- President George Bush and top officials involved in U.S. policy in Iraq plan to meet with the Iraq Study Group, presidential spokesman Tony Snow said Friday.

U.S. confirms N. Korean test was nuclear

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. intelligence officials confirmed Monday an underground explosion in North Korea a week ago was the test of a nuclear device.

Report: U.S. intel on N. Korea in disarray

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- As many as 10 recent U.S. intelligence reports and estimates on North Korea's nuclear abilities were wrong, The Washington Times reported Thursday.

Negroponte: War in Iraq must continue

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte said the United States can combat a new generation of jihadist leaders by continuing the war in Iraq.
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Negroponte holds a final press briefing on June 8, 2004 before atteding his farewell party at the 21 Club. Negroponte is headed to Iraq to be US first Ambassador to that nation new government. (UPIPhoto/Ezio Petersen)
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John Dimitri Negroponte ( /ˌnɛɡroʊˈpɒnti/; born July 21, 1939 in London) is a Greek 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, he served as the United States Deputy Secretary of State and as the first ever Director of National Intelligence.

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. After leaving the Foreign Service, he subsequently served in the Bush Administration as U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations from 2001 to 2004, and was ambassador to Iraq from June 2004 to April 2005. In November, 2010, some of Negroponte's letters were released on the website WikiLeaks.

Negroponte was born in London to Greek parents Dimitri John and Catherine Coumantaros Negroponte. His father was a Greek shipping magnate. Negroponte attended the Buckley School (New York City) and Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1956, and Yale University in 1960. He was a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity, alongside William H.T. Bush, the uncle of President George W. Bush, and Porter Goss, who served as Director of Central Intelligence and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency under Negroponte from 2005 to 2006.

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