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Seven killed in synagogue attack as West Bank violence spirals

Arab News 28 Jan 2023
JERUSALEM/GAZA ... This comes a day after the deadliest Israeli raid in the West Bank in years. Police said the gunman arrived at around 8.15 p.m ... Palestinian officials said CIA director William Burns, who was visiting Israel and the West Bank on a trip arranged before the latest violence, would meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday ... ....

Report: CIA Director Burns Visited Israel

Hamodia 27 Jan 2023
CIA director Bill Burns arrived in Israel Thursday and met with Israeli officials, including Mossad chief David Barnea, Kan News reported on Friday.

CIA Director Burns travels to Israel and West Bank as violence grows

Colorado Springs Gazette 27 Jan 2023
CIA Director William Burns traveled to Israel and the West Bank for meetings with foreign counterparts amid a violent crackdown in a Jenin refugee camp ....

CIA director visits Israel amid escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence

The Jerusalem Post 27 Jan 2023
US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Bill Burns visited Israel this week for high-level meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mossad chief David Barnea, KAN News reported earlier on Friday. The CIA chief, whose visit came amid an escalation of security ...

Guest Opinion: The classified documents crisis is not what you think

The Keene Sentinel 27 Jan 2023
This defense spending was based on politicized intelligence from CIA director William Casey and the deputy director for intelligence Robert Gates throughout the 1980s ... I joined the CIA in 1966 and was not aware of any leading policymaker who believed in the idea of a domino theory.

CIA Chief Arrives in Israel Amid Recent Escalation in West Bank - Reports

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2023
US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief William Burns has arrived in Tel Aviv to hold talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials amid recent escalation in the West Bank, media reported on Friday ... The CIA director is also going to visit the West Bank during his trip, according to Walla.

Wagner Boss Has the Chutzpah to Claim They’ve Done Nothing Wrong

The Daily Beast 27 Jan 2023
The message then suggested that if proof of the well-documented atrocities exist, they should be published ... The assassination claims stem from a supposed request by Ukrainian president Volodymr Zelensky to the CIA to off the Wagner boss. “One of the requests Zelensky made [during a meeting with the CIA director] was the murder of the Wagner boss, Mr.
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Opinion: Former CIA analyst offers insights on secrets and secrecy

The Mercury News 27 Jan 2023
This defense spending was based on politicized intelligence from CIA director William Casey and the deputy director for intelligence Robert Gates throughout the 1980s ... Melvin A. Goodman, a former CIA intelligence analyst, is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University ... Related Articles ... .

'Proxy' war with Russia

Castanet 27 Jan 2023
We must resist the temptation to add to the escalating US/NATO “proxy” war with Russia. We must say no to any risk of a third World War—no tanks for Ukraine and an end to military and financial aid ... And of course (former CIA director) Mike Pompeo bragged about using the CIA to train agitators on the ground ... What a pointless waste.

Classified Documents Scandals Point to Larger Culture of Impunity

The Intercept 27 Jan 2023
Senior CIA personnel destroyed videotapes of their torture of detainees ... No one has ever faced any real consequences for these abuses of power — and in fact, many people involved, such as Gina Haspel, who served as CIA director under Trump, continued to be promoted in government or received lucrative deals in the private sector.

CIA chief visits occupied territories amid escalating tensions

Press TV 27 Jan 2023
CIA director William Burns has arrived in Tel Aviv to visit occupied territories and the West Bank, where he is expected to meet Israeli and Palestinian officials, two informed American sources have said ... The US officials' visits come as tensions are simmering across the occupied territories, with Israeli atrocities carrying on ... ... ....

Sean Hannity served the Trump DOJ’s Kool-Aid

Media Matters 27 Jan 2023
“It already has ... As I noted that year. ... Hours after Barr’s confirmation in February, Hannity hinted that a reckoning was coming for 10 “deep state actors,” including former FBI Director James Comey, former CIA Director John Brennan, and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, on a variety of purported crimes ... ....

Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza Hours After Killing 9 Palestinians at a Refugee Camp

Common Dreams 27 Jan 2023
Axios reported that CIA Director Bill Burns "arrived in Tel Aviv on Thursday for visits to Israel and the occupied West Bank, where he is expected to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders and his counterparts on both sides.".

Border event with lawmakers to feature speakers connected to QAnon, hate group

Victoria Advocate 27 Jan 2023
Rep. Steve Montenegro, R-Goodyear, speaks at a Jan. 26, 2023, press conference about border security. Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy . Arizona Mirror ... “We are going to be talking about real consequences, real data,” former Acting Director of U.S ... The founder of that group, Tom Trento, claimed that former CIA Director John Brennan is a “secret Muslim.” ... .

Other View: Biden (and Trump) should have known better

Post Bulletin 27 Jan 2023
Yet in critical respects, both cases can be traced to a common dysfunction ... The government goes to great lengths to protect its secrets ... Senate ... In recent years, two CIA directors, an attorney general, a former national-security adviser, a secretary of state and now two presidents have been found to have mishandled classified material ... ]]> .

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