John Negroponte
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"John Dimitri Negroponte" is a United Kingdom/British - United States/American diplomat of Greeks/Greek ancestry. 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 Ambassadors from the United States/United States ambassador in Honduras, Mexico, and the Foreign relations of the Philippines/Philippines. After leaving the Foreign Service, he subsequently served in the George W. Bush/Bush Administration as United States Ambassadors to the United Nations/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.

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