Ambassador John Negroponte; How to best prepare the next generation of leaders
Shirazi Foundation’s outreach manager Mr. Ibrahim Jabbar attended a symposium hosted by YPFP and the Elliott School of International Affairs titled The Argument for NextGen Leadership in National Security with Ambassador John Negroponte . The expert’s intentions were to prepare attendees towards an understanding of the national security landscape. Experts stressed that in order to have a healthy national security there must be a healthy national economy in place. The current global alliances with this administration also play a major role in protecting the country from any national crisis. Experts briefly explained how the Security Council and the role that the United Nations play in the national security process. Experts also suggested that an array of issues all affect National security from global cyber security threats, violent conflicts in the Middle East, combating terrorism and rapid climate change.