x

Politics

Negroponte on Cats Roundtable

 

NEW YORK – Ambassador John Negroponte, whose high level appointments included being the United States’ first Director of National Intelligence, was one of the guests on February 8 on The Cats Roundtable radio program of business mogul John Catsimatides.

 

Readers can listen at:

 

%MEDIA1%

Every Sunday morning between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on WNYM, AM 970. John Catsimatidis talks with some of the top newsmakers both locally and nationally. On the local edition, he spoke on February 8 with Assemblyman Keith Wright, Bronx BP Diaz and Nicole Gelinas from the Manhattan Institute. Guests on the national show include Dr.Betsy McCaughey, Amb Negroponte and Dr. Fauci.

John D. Negroponte is a Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy and Senior Lecturer in Global Affairs at the Jackson Institute. He co-teaches the year-long “Studies in Grand Strategy” seminar and also offers a seminar of his own in the Spring term on “Current Issues in American Diplomacy and National Security.”

Prior to coming to Yale, Mr. Negroponte had a distinguished career in diplomacy and national security, followed by a number of years in the private sector.  He held government positions abroad and in Washington between 1960 and 1997 and again from 2001 to 2008.  He has been U.S. ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq.  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 also held a cabinet level position as the first director of national intelligence under
President George W. Bush.  While in the private sector from 1997 to 2001, Mr. 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 also serves as chairman of the Council of the Americas/Americas Society and as a trustee of the Asia Society.

 

RELATED

LONDON - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a meeting with Greeks of the diaspora while in London on Wednesday, during which he highlighted the options that Greeks living abroad now have to vote in Greek elections from their place of residence, as well as his government's emphasis on reforms.

Top Stories

United States

JANUARY 14-17 GLENBROOK, NV – The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco 2022 Young Adult Winter Retreat ‘Citizens of the Desert: Embracing Our Role as Christian Witnesses to Our World’ takes place January 14-17, Martin Luther King weekend, at Lake Tahoe, the Galilee Camp and Conference Center, 1776 U.

Associations

CHICAGO – The Greek Women’s University Club (GWUC) celebrated the organization’s 90th anniversary and the launch of the Hellenic Revolution’s 200th anniversary with a scholarship presentation to three female students on December 29th at Jameson’s Charhouse.

Cinema

The long-awaited historical epic film My Beloved Smyrna (Σμυρνη Μου Αγαπημενη)  has arrived in Greek cinema theaters after a glamorous premiere at the Megaron - Athens Concert Hall.

Video

TNH’s Happenings of the Week by Eraklis Diamataris

The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week (Jan 8 – Jan 15) as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.