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CIA director visits Kyiv, meets with Ukraine's Zelenskyy

Jan. 19, 2023 18:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director William Burns visited Kyiv last week to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a U.S. official said Thursday, in the latest example of high-level contacts between the U.S. and Ukraine. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to...

US spies lag rivals in seizing on data hiding in plain sight

Jan. 12, 2023 07:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms began to go off globally about a novel coronavirus spreading in China, officials in Washington turned to the intelligence agencies for insights about the threat the virus posed to America. But the most useful early warnings came not from spies or...

Group aiding kin of slain CIA officers comes out of shadows

Dec. 04, 2022 17:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when the email from a friend arrived. She was 12 years old and had just experienced the worst moment of her life: Her mother had been killed while working overseas. The email offered a further jolt. It linked to a news article...

CIA director warns Russian spy chief against deploying nukes

Nov. 14, 2022 12:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Bill Burns met on Monday with his Russian intelligence counterpart to warn of consequences if Russia were to deploy a nuclear weapon in Ukraine, according to a White House National Security Council official. The official, who was not authorized to...