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negroponte-mugName: John Dimitri Negroponte


Born: July 21, 1939 in London, England


Profession: Unknown


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.

Primary Association:

  • 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
Secondary Associations:
  • 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.

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“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)




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