YPFP and the Elliott School of International Affairs are honored to co-host Ambassador John Negroponte, Vice Chairman at McLarty Associates and former Director of National Intelligence, for a discussion on the current state of U.S. National Security and how to best prepare the next generation of leaders.
Note: This event will be held under the Chatham House Rules.
Ambassador Negroponte wants to know what NextGen leaders think. What do YOU think are the biggest global security threats in the world today? Don't miss this opportunity to share your opinion by participating in our poll!
John D. Negroponte, Vice Chairman, joined McLarty Associates in 2009, following a career in diplomacy and national security.
Ambassador Negroponte held government positions abroad and in Washington between 1960 and 1997 and again from 2001 to 2008. He is the Shapiro Visiting Professor of International Affairs at George Washington University.
He has been Ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq. In Washington he served twice on the National Security Council staff, first as Director for Vietnam in the Nixon Administration and then as Deputy National Security Advisor under President Reagan. He has also held a cabinet level position as the first Director of National Intelligence under President George W. Bush. His most recent position in government was as Deputy Secretary of State, where he served as the State Department’s Chief Operating Officer.
While in the private sector from 1997 to 2001, Ambassador Negroponte was Executive Vice President of the McGraw-Hill Companies, with responsibility for overseeing the company’s international activities. During those years he was also Chairman of the French-American Foundation.
Ambassador Negroponte serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Council of the Americas/Americas Society. He is also Co-chairman of the US-Philippines Society and a member of the Secretary of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA).
Note: For more information on the Elliott School's graduate programs, check out their website here.
This event is part of YPFP’s 2030 Series, highlighting emerging themes and issues critical to the future of foreign policy. YPFP’s 2030 series addresses how hallmark foreign policy hot topics are evolving today, and what NextGen professionals must address tomorrow.
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