William Burns is chosen as the new CIA Director by Joe Biden

US President Elect Joe Biden has chosen William Burns as the new Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Burns is the president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a former United States deputy secretary of state (2011–2014). He retired from the US Foreign Service in 2014 after a 33-year diplomatic career. 

Burns previously served as Ambassador of the United States to Jordan from 1998 to 2001, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs from 2001 to 2005, Ambassador of the United States to the Russian Federation from 2005 to 2008, and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 2008 to 2011.

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