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2010-03-04 15:42:00

LAUREL, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) are launching a new lecture series focusing on key issues confronting today's Foreign Service Officers and the skills needed to manage the challenging environments in which they work. The series, titled "Promoting Excellence and Deepening Impact - Resources and Skills for Diplomacy and Development in the Age of Smart Power," will begin next month. "Lockheed Martin has a...

2010-02-11 09:00:00

'For the first time' a simulated cyber attack 'is going to be war-gamed, in public, for all the country to see' WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today on TheAtlantic.com, Marc Ambinder previewed the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) upcoming Cyber ShockWave, a simulated cyber attack on the United States, which will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. Cyber ShockWave will provide an unprecedented look at how the government would develop a real-time response to a...

2009-05-27 13:02:00

Special Remarks by Holbrooke, Kissinger and Volcker NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) will host its 35th Anniversary Gala and Award Dinner on May 28, 2009 in New York City. Ambassador John D. Negroponte will present the George F. Kennan Award for Distinguished Public Service to General David H. Petraeus. The NCAFP will also present its first annual Young Leaders in Advancing American Foreign Policy Award to John Delury,...

2008-10-07 18:00:13

Iraq and the United States are close to reaching a security agreement on a continued U.S. military presence in that country, the Iraqi foreign minister said. Still unresolved, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said, is the issue of granting to U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, the Los Angeles Times reported. Speaking Tuesday at a news conference in Baghdad with Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, Zebari said the sides were nearing a deal but tough decisions must be made...

2008-10-04 06:00:12

Text of report by Zafar Bhutta headlined "Pakistan rejects US geological survey offer" published by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 4 October Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected a United States offer of conducting a free of cost geological survey in the country due to security concerns to its strategic assets, sources said on Friday. Petroleum Ministry sources told Daily Times that the US has been insisting 'time and again' on being allowed to conduct of the survey, which could help...

2008-09-15 09:00:39

U.S. wants closer cooperation with Vietnam: Negroponte HANOI, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte told Vietnamese government leaders that the U.S. government wants to consolidate cooperation with the Vietnamese government in various aspects, according to local newspaper Vietnam News on Friday. During a meeting between the U.S. diplomat and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi on Thursday, the two sides said they were happy to see friendship...

2008-09-12 15:00:12

By Timothy C Barmann Nicholas Negroponte, a former colleague of John Maeda at MIT, is among the founders of the One Laptop Per Child project. Nicholas Negroponte, the main speaker at John Maeda's inauguration, is a prominent figure in the computer science world, a mentor to the new Rhode Island School of Design president, and the man behind an ambitious plan to deliver inexpensive, but fully functional laptop computers to poor children around the world. The two men have been...

2008-09-12 06:00:29

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Sept. 11 received US Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte who is on a four- day working visit to Vietnam until Sept. 14. PM Dung applauded the outcome of Negroponte's earlier working sessions with Vietnam 's relevant agencies to boost bilateral cooperation in various areas, particularly trade, investment, education and training, environment, as well as in...

2008-06-16 12:00:46

U.S. official appeals for biotechnology to cope with food crisis WASHINGTON, June 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte said Friday that biotechnology tools should be used to help cope with the food crisis. "In the long term, we believe sustainable food security will come from advances in science and technology and the creation of an efficient global market for both agriculture products and food production technologies," Negroponte said during a speech at the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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