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Biden names ex-diplomat Burns for CIA chief

Burns is currently the president of the international affairs think tank the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Reuters , Monday 11 Jan 2021
William Burns
FILE PHOTO: In this file photograph taken on March 6, 2014, then Deputy Secretary of State William Burns testifies on the current situation in Syria and the Ukraine to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo: AFP)
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US President-elect Joe Biden will nominate longtime former career diplomat William Burns to lead the CIA, his transition team said in a statement on Monday.

Burns, a former deputy US secretary of state who served 33 years as a US diplomat, is currently the president of the international affairs think tank the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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