CIA Director William Burns Arrives In Israel For Meetings With Leaders And Officials

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Axios: CIA chief visiting Israel and other Middle East nations as war in Gaza grinds on 

CIA director Bill Burns is visiting Israel and other countries in the region this week for talks on the war in Gaza and the efforts to release hostages held by Hamas, two Israeli officials confirmed to Axios.  

Why it matters: Burns’ trip is part of the Biden administration’s ongoing engagement with key parties in an effort to get a humanitarian pause in the fighting and prevent a regional war.  

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Update #1: CIA chief visits Israel, region to assist with Gaza war issues (Jerusalem Post)

Update #2: CIA Director Arrives In Israel Amid Raging Conflict: Report (NDTV)  

WNU Editor: One thing I have learned about CIA Director William Burns is that when he arrives in a warzone (i.e. Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.), it gets worse when he leaves.