CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery CIA Director William Burns says he has redoubled the agency's efforts to uncover the cause of Havana Syndrome — the mysterious set of ailments that has afflicted more than 200 U.S. officials and family members around the world. That includes the assignment of a senior officer who once led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to lead the investigation and tripling the size of a medical team involved in the probe, Burns told NPR on Thursday in his first sit-down interview since being confirmed as the agency's chief in March. "I am absolutely determined — and I've spent a great deal of time and energy on this in the four months that I've been CIA director — to get to the bottom of the question of what and who caused this," Burns said. In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly, Burns also discussed the agency's future in Afghanistan and the theory that the …
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