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INSA Chairman Ambassador Negroponte Praises Nomination of John Brennan for CIA Director

 ARLINGTON, VA (January 7, 2013)
Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Board Chairman Ambassador John Negroponte today congratulated White House chief counterterrorism advisor, John Brennan, who was nominated by President Obama to be the next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

“John Brennan’s years of experience and expertise in the U.S. Intelligence Community make him an excellent nominee for the next Director of the CIA. John’s leadership, both at CIA and in the Administration, and his extensive knowledge and understanding of comprehensive national security policy make him an excellent candidate to lead the Agency. John served ably as INSA’s Board Chairman and our community congratulates him on his nomination,” said Ambassador Negroponte.

John Brennan served as Chairman of the INSA Board of Directors from 2007 to 2008. For more information about INSA, please visit our website


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The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) is the premier intelligence and national security organization that brings together the public, private and academic sectors to collaborate on the most challenging policy issues and solutions. As a non-profit, non-partisan, public-private organization, INSA’s ultimate goal is to promote and recognize the highest standards within the national security and intelligence communities. INSA has over 150 corporate members and several hundred individual members who are leaders and senior executives throughout government, the private sector and academia. To learn more about INSA visit