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C.I.A. Officer Suffers Havana Syndrome Symptoms

WASHINGTON — An intelligence officer traveling in India this month with the C.I.A. director reported symptoms consistent with the so-called Havana syndrome, signaling a possible escalation in the mysterious incidents that have affected American officials since 2016, current and former officials said. The circumstances of the incident are still being investigated, and officials have not […]

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Senate Approves Burns to Lead C.I.A.

William J. Burns, a veteran diplomat, has vowed to rebuild morale at the C.I.A. after it deteriorated during the Trump administration and to intensify its spying on China. By Julian E. Barnes WASHINGTON — The Senate approved William J. Burns on Thursday as director of the C.I.A., placing a veteran diplomat in charge of rebuilding […]