CIA Director at 2024 Threat Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 8: CIA Director William Burns testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concerning worldwide threats, on Capitol Hill March 8, 2023 in Washington, DC. The leaders of the intelligence agencies testified on a wide range of issues, including China, Covid-19 origins, and TikTok. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Sea Island, Georgia October 5, 2024 — The Cipher Brief, a digital news organization focused on covering national and global security, is pleased to announce that CIA Director William J. Burns will be the keynote speaker at the 2024 Cipher Brief Threat Conference in Sea Island, Georgia. Director Burns was set to open up the 2023 Threat Conference on 7 October 2024, but due to Hamas’s attack on Israel he was called to respond in Washington.

Director Burns is expected to address the conference and discuss current global affairs matters including Ukraine, China, and the current Middle East conflict. Director Burns will also be participating in private events during the conference. 


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