Archiv: William Burns

28.02.2023 - 09:06 [ ]

Geheimdienstchef: Keine Waffen aus China für Moskau

US-Geheimdienstchef William Burns hatte am Wochenende gesagt, dass Washington „überzeugt“ davon sei, dass die Führung in Peking Waffenlieferungen an Russland in Betracht ziehe. Laut einem Bericht des „Wall Street Journal“ erwägt China, Drohnen und Munition zu liefern.

28.02.2023 - 08:55 [ ]

Live: Ukraine intelligence chief sees no sign China plans to arm Russia

But when asked about the possibility in a lengthy interview with Voice of America published on Monday, Ukrainian military intelligence chief Kyrylo Budanov said: „I do not share this opinion.“

„As of now, I do not think that China will agree to the transfer of weapons to Russia,“ he said. „I do not see any signs that such things are even being discussed.“

28.02.2023 - 08:50 [ Hong Kong Free Press ]

Video: CIA chief says US ‘confident’ China is mulling arms for Russia’s war on Ukraine

(27 February 2023)

The United States is “confident” that China is considering providing lethal equipment to support the Russian forces invading Ukraine, according to CIA director William Burns.

Such a step by China would be “a very risky and unwise bet,” the intelligence chief said in an interview aired Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

12.09.2022 - 14:53 [ Tehran Times / Nitter ]

On Thursday, Mossad Director David Barnea concluded a “security-diplomatic” visit to Washington whose main goal was to dissuade the Biden administration from signing the JCPOA.


09.09.2022 - 14:10 [ Laura Rozen / Substack ]

Israel believes Iran deal unlikely before November

“In my estimation, it’s not going to happen in the very near future, not in the next few weeks,” one source, speaking not for attribution, said Sept. 6. “I think we’ll see continuation of a dialogue, very low key, until after the midterm elections.”

The assessment comes as the head of Mossad was the latest senior Israeli official to arrive for consultations in Washington this week.

However, Mossad director David Barnea has canceled earlier plans to brief the Senate Intelligence committee on Israeli objections to the Iran deal, sources said, and a committee spokesperson confirmed.

09.09.2022 - 14:02 [ BNN Newsroom / Nitter ]

Barnea has completed a series of meetings with Burns, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and other top US national security officials.

During those meetings, he presented „sensitive intelligence“ to highlight the Islamic Republic’s lies.

09.09.2022 - 13:53 [ Jerusalem Post ]

Mossad chief Barnea flies to Washington to try to halt Iran nuclear deal


Mossad Director David Barnea left on Monday for Washington DC to hold a series of meetings with top officials from the White House, CIA Director William Burns, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Pentagon and the State Department to try to halt the reportedly impending Iran nuclear deal.

13.08.2021 - 21:01 [ Economic Times / ]

Pakistan NSA, ISI chief likely to visit America next week for talks on Afghanistan, says report


Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf and ISI chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed are likely to visit the US next week for talks with their American counterparts on the situation in Afghanistan as part of Washington’s diplomatic efforts aimed at ensuring a peaceful transfer of power in the war-torn nation, according to a media report.

17.07.2021 - 17:19 [ Portal ]

CIA-Direktor sucht das Gespräch mit Bolsonaro

Was hatte Burns also nun eigentlich in Brasilien zu erledigen? Sicherlich wurden nachrichtendienstliche Themen mit den Ministern behandelt, aber würde das eine so ungewöhnliche Reise des CIA-Chefs rechtfertigen?