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    CIA director William Burns has warned Vladimir Putin 'doesn't believe he can afford to lose' in Ukraine. The former ambassador to Russia and one of Biden's most trusted international fixers also said the West 'can't take lightly' Kremlin threats about nuclear warfare. Speaking to the Financial Times, the ex-deputy Secretary of State said he feared back...
    CIA Director Bill Burns testifies next to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines during a House (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing on diversity in the intelligence community, on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 27, 2021.Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters WASHINGTON – CIA Director William Burns tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, the intelligence agency said. Burns, who is...
    The head of the CIA quietly visited Europe ahead of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip this week as Washington tries to rally allies around a tough response against Moscow if Vladimir Putin presses ahead with plans to invade Ukraine. Senior figures have become increasingly concerned that countries including France and Germany may pursue their...
    This article was written by WTOP’s news partner InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns says the proposal for data centers along Pageland Lane could have a “devastating impact” on the Manassas National Battlefield. Meanwhile, proponents of the proposal say the land will eventually be developed anyway...
    A CIA agent fell ill with suspected Havana syndrome while on a work trip to India with agency director William Burns.  The unidentified officer needed medical attention after the incident earlier this month. They reported symptoms associated with the unexplained syndrome, which include headaches, pain, nausea or vertigo brought on by sounds, pressure or heat.    Burns...
    Joe Biden's CIA Director William Burns went to Kabul on Monday for a secret meeting with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar, U.S. officials familiar with the matter told The Washington Post. The discussions, the Tuesday report notes, likely involved the August 31 deadline for all U.S. military presence to be out of Afghanistan – including...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Official says CIA director William Burns met Taliban political leader in Kabul amid evacuation effort. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Frank Gaffney, executive chairman of the Center for Security Policy and host of Secure Freedom Radio, told Breitbart News on Wednesday that CIA Director William Burns must resign for lying to the Senate Intelligence Committee about ending China’s influence operations on the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a think tank based in Washington, DC. Gaffney...
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    CIA Director William Burns said U.S. intelligence will "diminish" after U.S. troops pull out of Afghanistan. President Biden Wednesday afternoon announced that the U.S. will withdraw the remaining 2,500 troops by Sept. 11.  The Trump administration had aimed to have all American forces out of Afghanistan, where the Taliban retains significant power, by May 1, if...
    Miami : The US Senate confirmed on Thursday two new members of Joe Biden’s administration: Xavier Becerra, the first Hispanic to become Secretary of Health, and William Burns as head of the CIA. Burns, 64, one of the most experienced diplomats in the country, garnered broad bipartisan support. It was confirmed by a unanimous...
    Unopposed, the Senate on Thursday confirmed veteran diplomat William Burns as director of the CIA, giving him control of the nation’s main spy agency as the US government faces threats from China, Russia, Iran and elsewhere. Miamimundo / AP The approval of William Burns, by voice vote, came shortly after Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican...
    March 18, 2021 6:50 PM | With information from EFE 15 minutes. The United States Senate confirmed this Thursday the veteran diplomat William Burns as director of the CIA, where he will face the challenge of rebuilding the morale of this department after the deterioration suffered during the Administration of former President Donald Trump. The...
    Washington — The Senate unanimously confirmed William Burns as the next director of the CIA on Thursday, weeks after the Senate Intelligence Committee advanced his nomination. Burns' confirmation had been held up by Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who sought to pressure the Biden administration to issue sanctions on entities involved in building the Nord Stream...
    By Jeremy Herb | CNN The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Burns to be President Joe Biden’s CIA director, approving his nomination with no objections after Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz lifted his hold. The Senate cleared Burns’ nomination by voice vote on the floor Thursday. Biden tapped Burns as CIA director in January, turning...
    The Senate confirmed Williams Burns to be President Biden's CIA director on Thursday. His nomination was approved by voice vote with no objections after Sen. Ted Cruz lifted his procedural hold, which the Texas Republican attributed to the State Department's "strong declaration" hinting at sanctions over the controversial Russia-Germany natural gas Nord Stream 2 pipeline....
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Willian Burns to lead the CIA, making him the first former diplomat to lead the agency. Senators approved his nomination by voice vote. Burns, an ambassador twice over who finished his diplomatic career as deputy secretary of State, has played a key role in major security matters for multiple administrations....
    (CNN)The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Burns to be President Joe Biden's CIA director, approving his nomination with no objections after Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz lifted his hold.The Senate cleared Burns' nomination by voice vote on the floor Thursday.Biden tapped Burns as CIA director in January, turning to a longtime diplomat who was deputy...
    Washington — Ambassador William Burns, President Biden's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, is facing senators at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, where he is likely to face questions about recent cyber espionage and the administration's approach to overseas threats. In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Burns is expected to highlight the challenges...
    William J. Burns, the nominee for CIA director, is the president of a prominent think tank that has received as much as $2 million in recent years from a Chinese businessman and a think tank with links to the Chinese Communist Party.  As part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s work with China,...
    PRINCE WILLIAM and Kate Middleton surprised NHS heroes with a haggis delivery to their ward to mark Burns Night. They sent lunch of haggis, neeps and tatties to 200 Covid-19 staff at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee yesterday. 7Prince William and Kate Middleton surprised NHS heroes with a haggis deliveryCredit: Kensington Palace / NHS Tayside 7The haggis delivery...
    President Biden has tapped William Burns to serve as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Burns has spent 33 years in the U.S. Foreign Service, making him one of the most experienced foreign policy actors. Biden and Burns crossed paths both during the Obama administration and when then-Sen. Biden led the Senate...
    President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday that he has chosen a former career diplomat, William Burns, to head the Central Intelligence Agency. It's a very smart move. First and foremost, elevating someone from outside of the CIA to lead it means that the new director won't have been inculcated for decades with culture of the agency,...
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    William Burns is a career diplomat who specialises in Russia and the Middle East – Jonathan Ernst /Reuters U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will tap a former career diplomat in William Burns to lead the CIA, his transition team said on Monday, as the Democrat races to put a national security team in place before...
    US President-elect Joe Biden announced on Monday that he had chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to lead the CIA during his tenure. Miami World / telemundo51 Burns, 64, has served as ambassador to Russia and Jordan, in a 33-year career at the State Department that spanned both Democratic and Republican governments. He rose through the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A graduate of a Philadelphia university has been nominated to President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet. Biden nominated La Salle University alumnus and veteran diplomat William Burns as his director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday. Credit: President-elect Joe Biden Campaign “Bill Burns is an exemplary diplomat with decades of experience on the...
    THE President of Carnegie’s Endowment for International Peace, William J. Burns is married to foreign official Lisa Carty. Burns is reportedly going to be President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to serve as the CIA Director, formally being nominated on Monday. 5William J. Burns is the president of Carnegie’s Endowment for International PeaceCredit: Rex Features 5Lisa Carty...
    January 11, 2021 10:24 AM | With information from . 15 minutes. The president-elect of the United States (USA), Joe Biden, proposed Ambassador Willliam J. Burns as director of the CIA, the intelligence agency, according to his office in a statement on Monday. Burns is a veteran diplomat with three decades of experience in the...
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    U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday he will nominate career diplomat William Burns to be his director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In a statement Monday, Biden’s transition team said Burns is a 33-year U.S. State Department veteran who has served under both Republican and Democratic presidents. Burns rose through the ranks of the diplomatic...
    Washington — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Ambassador William Burns, a career diplomat, as his nominee for director of the CIA, his transition team announced Monday. Burns is a 33-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service and currently serves as president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He holds the rank of career ambassador,...
    President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday morning that he will nominate ambassador William Burns to serve as his director of the Central Intelligence Agency. “Bill Burns is an exemplary diplomat with decades of experience on the world stage keeping our people and our country safe and secure,” Biden wrote in a statement. “He shares my profound...
    Joe Biden has chosen career diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director, he announced on Monday. Burns, 64, has had a 33-year career at the State Department, serving under both Republican and Democrat presidents. The former ambassador to Russia and Jordan became deputy secretary of state before retiring in 2014 to run the Carnegie...
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    President-elect Joe Biden announced Ambassador William Burns as his nominee for director of the CIA on Monday. Burns, currently the is the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, previously had a 33-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service. He served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Deputy Secretary of State in the Obama...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden announces he has chosen career diplomat William J. Burns for CIA director. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenOutgoing Capitol Police chief accuses House, Senate security officials of hindering efforts to call in National Guard: WaPo PGA announces plans to move 2022 championship from Trump property Former Democratic senator: Biden Justice Department may investigate Jan. 6 rally speakers for incitement MORE early Monday announced former Deputy Secretary of State William...
    (CNN)President-elect Joe Biden on Monday will nominate William Burns as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, CNN has learned, tapping a respected veteran American diplomat who has served in posts around the world from the Reagan to the Obama administrations. "The American people will sleep soundly with him as our next CIA Director," Biden said...
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