Name: John Dimitri Negroponte
Born: July 21, 1939 in London, England
GW Bush Administration Position:
Ambassador to the United Nations, 2001-2004
Ambassador to Iraq, 2004-2005.
Director of National Intelligence (2005–2007)
Deputy Secretary of State (January 2007 - January 2009)
War crime charge(s):
- Crime against peace – planning and carrying out a war of aggression.
- Steered resolution through UN Security Council that Iraq must disarm.
- Complicity in the commission of a war crime--torture, ill-treatment of detainees.
- Yale University: Brady-Johnson Distinguished Senior Research Fellow in Grand Strategy and Lecturer in International Affairs at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies
- Vice chairman, McLarty Associates
99 Seventeenth St. NW, Ste 800
Washington DC 20006
- Vice chairman, Covington & Burling, a powerful law firm which advises multinational corporations.
“These people are being held. And they're bad actors. And as long as this situation continues, this war on terror continues, I'm not sure I can tell you what the ultimate disposition of those detainees will be1.”
"I want to say to those people: haven't you moved on2?" (Concerning criticisms that he covered up death squad activities when he was ambassador to Honduras)