William Burns

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William Burns said : "My advice for any institutions in the United States, including academic institutions, is to be extraordinarily careful of what the motives are for a variety of institutions like that and to be very careful in engaging them," External link

foxnews Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

tribtown Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

syracuse Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

whig Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:14:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

William Burns wrote : “The nuclear deal agreed to in 2015 was meant to be the beginning, not the end, of diplomacy with Iran” External link

tehrantimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I will have no higher priority than taking care of people, of colleagues, and their families,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "Beijing tries to advance its soft power and pro-China propaganda through cultural and educational programs at US academic institutions," External link

foxnews Friday, February 26, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “Adversarial, predatory Chinese leadership poses our biggest geopolitical test,” External link

globalresearch Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead,” External link

globalresearch Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Zhang Yichen ) : “We are very fortunate to have Zhang Yichen on our board,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Beijing tries to advance its soft power and pro-China propaganda through cultural and educational programs at US academic institutions,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

William Burns declarou : "Vencer a concorrência com a China será fundamental para a segurança nacional (dos EUA) nas próximas décadas. A liderança antagônica e predatória da China é nosso maior desafio geopolítico" External link

uol Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “The challenges posed by Iranian behavior, for example, are hugely significant and ones that we can’t afford to ignore,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “On Iran it will be my obligation if confirmed to deliver those intelligence assessments in a straightforward and unvarnished way,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “While Russia may be in some ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin’s leadership as rising powers like China,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns وقال : "المفتاح للتعامل مع التهديدات المتنوعة من إيران هي استراتيجية شاملة، ومنع إيران من الحصول على سلاح نووي هو جزء واحد فقط" External link

alarabiya Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

William Burns afirmou : "ocupado altos cargos em administrações dos dois partidos" External link

jcrs Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

William Burns testified : “The SolarWinds attack was a very harsh wake-up call,” “I think it’s essential for the CIA in particular to work even harder to develop our capabilities to help detect these kinds of attacks when they come from external players from foreign players” External link

thehill Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

William Burns disse : "A política deve parar onde o trabalho de inteligência começa" External link

em Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "Politics must stop where intelligence work begins," External link

voanews Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

William Burns told ( about Xi Jinping ) : "There are a growing number of areas in which Xi's China is a formidable, authoritarian adversary," External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think the evolutions of Xi Jinping's China over the last six or seven years has been a very sharp wake-up call," "The kind of aggressive, undisguised ambition and assertiveness I think has made very clear the nature of the adversary and the rival that we face today" External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns added : "We have to buckle up for the long haul in competition with China," "This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms. This is an adversary that is extraordinarily ambitious in technology and capable in economic terms as well" External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Most of the white hair came from my service in Russia over the years, and in particular, dealing with Vladimir Putin's Russia," External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns وقال : "المفتاح للتعامل مع التهديدات المتنوعة من إيران هي استراتيجية شاملة، ومنع إيران من الحصول على سلاح نووي هو جزء واحد فقط" External link

alarabiya Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Burns testified : “This is a relationship that I inherited when I became president of Carnegie, and that I ended not long after I became president precisely for the concerns that you just described,” “We were increasingly worried about the expansion of Chinese influence operations. Shortly after I ended that relationship, we began a program at the Carnegie endowment on countering foreign influence operations which was aimed at China and Russia and was supported in part from a grant from the of a grant from the Global Engagement Center from the State Department” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I’ve also made clear to my colleagues at Carnegie that the moment we were constrained in doing that work we would cease operations because our point is not simply to exist,” “Carnegie’s point is not to exist in centers in different parts of the work, it is to do high-quality independent work. When that becomes impossible, or our scholars are self-censoring, then that is the moment at which it becomes no longer feasible to operate there” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : “A política deve parar onde o trabalho de inteligência começa” External link

observador Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "quer que a agência se reporte diretamente a ele" "Eu prometi fazer isso e defender aqueles que fazem o mesmo" External link

em Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “While Russia may be in many ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin’s leadership as rising powers like China,” “And so we have to be quite cold-eyed in our view of how those threats can emerge” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

William Burns afirmou : "ocupado altos cargos em administrações dos dois partidos" External link

bemparana Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

William Burns testified : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I learned that good intelligence delivered with honesty and integrity is America's first line of defense,” “And I learned that politics must stop where intelligence work begins. That is exactly what President Biden expects of CIA. It was the first thing he told me when he asked me to take on this role. He said he wants the agency to give it to him straight and I pledged to do just that and to defend those who do the same” External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Most of my white hair came from serving in Russia over the years. ... It's always a mistake to underestimate [Russian President Vladimir] Putin's Russia," External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "Superar a China será essencial para nossa segurança nacional nos dias à frente" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : "This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "While Russia may be in many ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin's leadership as rising powers like China," "And so we have to be quite cold-eyed in our view of how those threats can emerge" External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "I've known President Biden for almost a quarter of a century," "When he told me…He expected me and CIA to deliver intelligence to him straight, I know that he meant it" External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : "I do commit to you I will make it an extra high priority to get the bottom of who is responsibility for the attacks that you just described," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

nampa Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

William Burns wrote : "I continue to believe strongly in the wisdom of the strategic investment that America and India have made in each other's success over the past two decades," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "A battle for the idea of India is under way, between the tolerant constitutional convictions of its founders and the harsher Hindu majoritarianism that has lurked beneath the surface," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

William Burns reported ( about Ramzan Kadyrov ) : “Ramzan … danced clumsily with his gold-plated automatic stuck down in the back of his jeans,” External link

guardian Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Monday, October 26, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

William Burns wrote : “The main risk in retrenchment lies in taking it too far or too fast. Any effort to disentangle the United States from the world comes with complicated downsides,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Rafik al Hariri ) : "Mr. Hariri's death should give, in fact it must give, renewed impetus to achieving a free, independent and sovereign Lebanon. And what that means is the complete and immediate withdrawal by Syria of all of its forces in Lebanon" External link

polandsun Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "The United States has been kind of AWOL," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, June 1, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

William Burns disse : "O dano corrosivo é bastante profundo" External link

jornaldenegocios Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "O dano corrosivo é bastante profundo" External link

uol Monday, May 18, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "The corrosive damage runs pretty deep," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 18, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "The corrosive damage runs pretty deep," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 18, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

economictimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

economictimes Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

bloomberg Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "America is first in the world in deaths, first in the world in infections and we stand out as an emblem of global incompetence. The damage to America's influence and reputation will be very hard to undo," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

William Burns says : “What sets us apart from lonelier powers like China and Russia is our ability to build alliances, to mobilize other countries, to influence international institutions,” “That’s a capacity the United States exercised for many decades in crises” External link

latimes Friday, May 1, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I’ve had viruses before but this one was very bad,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

William Burns responded : “All the staff at the hospital were superb,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “In this one, the Trump White House’s blend of arrogance and ineptitude, against the backdrop of more than three years of diplomatic disarmament, is a force divider,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, April 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

William Burns writes : “I’ve never seen an attack on diplomacy as damaging to both the State Department as an institution and to our international influence,” External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns says : “We are squandering our hand, and in the future, we will face a landscape far less favorable to our interests,” External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns says ( about William Burns ) : "The Chinese will take advantage of our drift in Asia and beyond,” says Burns. Similarly, in Syria, there was a smart way and a dumb way to use the leverage of our small troop presence while not betraying the Kurds. “We chose the dumb way," External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “We’ve entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, December 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

startribune Friday, December 20, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “We’ve entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 20, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

William Burns writes : “We had been burned so many times in the past few decades that caution seemed wise,” External link

economist Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

politico-eu Friday, October 25, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

politico Friday, October 25, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong," External link

startribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong,” External link

tribtown Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “This has been building for 2½ years, and eventually the chickens come home to roost,” External link

latimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “It causes doubt about our reliability and drift, while adversaries and rivals see an opportunity,” External link

latimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Trump’s petty and vindictive over­reaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

boston Friday, July 12, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

dcourier Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

wftv Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

syracuse Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

wishtv Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch ’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

washtimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

startribune Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

therepublic Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

William Burns comentó : "El gobierno cayó rápidamente en una serie de trampas que han complicado su política exterior en otros países" "Escogió objetivos maximalistas que superan con creces su capacidad y voluntad de invertir en los medios necesarios" External link

portafolio Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns explique : “Incarnation même du réalisme, il est conscient de la faiblesse relative de la Russie, mais il démontre régulièrement que les puissances déclinantes peuvent jouer les éléments perturbateurs au moins autant que les puissances ascendantes” External link

courrierinternational Wednesday, January 11, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary of state42.67%EN07/17/201717/07/2017
ambassador0.53%EN06/28/201728/06/2017
deputy3.50%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
ancien ambassadeur des états-unis0.12%FR01/11/201711/01/2017
chief financial officer0.12%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
officer0.06%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
diplomat1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
state department chief of staff0.06%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
president0.06%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
secretary of state1.25%SA09/06/201406/09/2014
architect0.18%EN08/24/201424/08/2014
sous-secrétaire d'etat3.62%FR06/09/201409/06/2014
secretary1.96%EN04/02/201402/04/2014
sous-secrétaire d'etat américain1.54%FR01/30/201430/01/2014
deputy secretary of state35.79%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
homologue américain0.18%FR12/01/201301/12/2013
assistant secretary of state0.36%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
councillor0.24%EN10/24/201324/10/2013
representative0.18%EN08/20/201320/08/2013
envoy1.07%EN08/08/201308/08/2013
secrétaire d'etat0.18%FR08/07/201307/08/2013
under secretary of state0.89%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
subsecretario de estado norteamericano0.36%ES08/03/201303/08/2013
deputy us secretary of state0.18%EN08/03/201303/08/2013
subsecretario de estado0.36%ES07/26/201326/07/2013
deputy secretary1.36%EN07/17/201317/07/2013
aides0.18%EN01/01/201301/01/2013
chef0.36%DE12/12/201212/12/2012
chef0.36%FR12/12/201212/12/2012
diplomatico statunitense0.06%IT07/16/200816/07/2008
Names Lang Count
William BurnsEN15.98%
William BurnsFR13.41%
William BurnsPT13.07%
William BurnsEU13.02%
William BurnsAR13.02%
William BurnsHR13.02%
William BurnsES13.02%
ويليام بيرنزAR3.32%
Williams BurnsEN0.53%
Williams BurnsFR0.53%
Williams BurnsIT0.51%
William BurnsSA0.18%
William BurnEN0.16%
Wiliam BurnsPT0.09%
Wiliam BurnsFR0.09%
Williams BurnsES0.02%
William “ Basil ” BurnsEN0.00%


 
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Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

tolonews Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : "The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favour is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : "The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

reuters-af Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:31:00 AM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : «بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام» External link

al-watan Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام" External link

alalam-ir Monday, January 11, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden referiu ( about William Burns ) : “Bill (William) Burns é um diplomata exemplar com décadas de experiência no cenário mundial para manter o nosso povo e o nosso país seguros e protegidos” External link

observador Monday, January 11, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام" External link

france24-ar Monday, January 11, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden referiu ( about William Burns ) : “Bill (William) Burns é um diplomata exemplar com décadas de experiência no cenário mundial para manter o nosso povo e o nosso país seguros e protegidos” External link

24-sapo Monday, January 11, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden said ( about William Burns ) : “shares my profound belief that intelligence must be apolitical and that the dedicated intelligence professionals serving our nation deserve our gratitude and respect,” “Ambassador Burns will bring the knowledge, judgment, and perspective we need to prevent and confront threats before they can reach our shores,” External link

politico Monday, January 11, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden قال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل بيرنز دبلوماسي مثالي يتمتع بعقود من الخبرة على الساحة العالمية في الحفاظ على أمن وسلامة شعبنا وبلدنا" External link

elbalad Monday, January 11, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns says ( about William Burns ) : "The Chinese will take advantage of our drift in Asia and beyond,” says Burns. Similarly, in Syria, there was a smart way and a dumb way to use the leverage of our small troop presence while not betraying the Kurds. “We chose the dumb way," External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

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William Burns said : "My advice for any institutions in the United States, including academic institutions, is to be extraordinarily careful of what the motives are for a variety of institutions like that and to be very careful in engaging them," External link

foxnews Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

tribtown Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

egyptindependent Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

Stuff Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

syracuse Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

whig Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:14:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Outcompeting China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

William Burns wrote : “The nuclear deal agreed to in 2015 was meant to be the beginning, not the end, of diplomacy with Iran” External link

tehrantimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I will have no higher priority than taking care of people, of colleagues, and their families,” External link

washingtonexaminer Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "Beijing tries to advance its soft power and pro-China propaganda through cultural and educational programs at US academic institutions," External link

foxnews Friday, February 26, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “Adversarial, predatory Chinese leadership poses our biggest geopolitical test,” External link

globalresearch Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead,” External link

globalresearch Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Zhang Yichen ) : “We are very fortunate to have Zhang Yichen on our board,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Beijing tries to advance its soft power and pro-China propaganda through cultural and educational programs at US academic institutions,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

William Burns declarou : "Vencer a concorrência com a China será fundamental para a segurança nacional (dos EUA) nas próximas décadas. A liderança antagônica e predatória da China é nosso maior desafio geopolítico" External link

uol Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:17:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “The challenges posed by Iranian behavior, for example, are hugely significant and ones that we can’t afford to ignore,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “On Iran it will be my obligation if confirmed to deliver those intelligence assessments in a straightforward and unvarnished way,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “While Russia may be in some ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin’s leadership as rising powers like China,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

William Burns وقال : "المفتاح للتعامل مع التهديدات المتنوعة من إيران هي استراتيجية شاملة، ومنع إيران من الحصول على سلاح نووي هو جزء واحد فقط" External link

alarabiya Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:44:00 AM EAT

William Burns afirmou : "ocupado altos cargos em administrações dos dois partidos" External link

jcrs Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:29:00 AM EAT

William Burns testified : “The SolarWinds attack was a very harsh wake-up call,” “I think it’s essential for the CIA in particular to work even harder to develop our capabilities to help detect these kinds of attacks when they come from external players from foreign players” External link

thehill Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

William Burns disse : "A política deve parar onde o trabalho de inteligência começa" External link

em Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the decades ahead,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "Politics must stop where intelligence work begins," External link

voanews Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

William Burns told ( about Xi Jinping ) : "There are a growing number of areas in which Xi's China is a formidable, authoritarian adversary," External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think the evolutions of Xi Jinping's China over the last six or seven years has been a very sharp wake-up call," "The kind of aggressive, undisguised ambition and assertiveness I think has made very clear the nature of the adversary and the rival that we face today" External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns added : "We have to buckle up for the long haul in competition with China," "This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms. This is an adversary that is extraordinarily ambitious in technology and capable in economic terms as well" External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Most of the white hair came from my service in Russia over the years, and in particular, dealing with Vladimir Putin's Russia," External link

npr Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

William Burns وقال : "المفتاح للتعامل مع التهديدات المتنوعة من إيران هي استراتيجية شاملة، ومنع إيران من الحصول على سلاح نووي هو جزء واحد فقط" External link

alarabiya Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Burns testified : “This is a relationship that I inherited when I became president of Carnegie, and that I ended not long after I became president precisely for the concerns that you just described,” “We were increasingly worried about the expansion of Chinese influence operations. Shortly after I ended that relationship, we began a program at the Carnegie endowment on countering foreign influence operations which was aimed at China and Russia and was supported in part from a grant from the of a grant from the Global Engagement Center from the State Department” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I’ve also made clear to my colleagues at Carnegie that the moment we were constrained in doing that work we would cease operations because our point is not simply to exist,” “Carnegie’s point is not to exist in centers in different parts of the work, it is to do high-quality independent work. When that becomes impossible, or our scholars are self-censoring, then that is the moment at which it becomes no longer feasible to operate there” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : “A política deve parar onde o trabalho de inteligência começa” External link

observador Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "quer que a agência se reporte diretamente a ele" "Eu prometi fazer isso e defender aqueles que fazem o mesmo" External link

em Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : “While Russia may be in many ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin’s leadership as rising powers like China,” “And so we have to be quite cold-eyed in our view of how those threats can emerge” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

William Burns afirmou : "ocupado altos cargos em administrações dos dois partidos" External link

bemparana Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:01:00 PM EAT

William Burns testified : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “I learned that good intelligence delivered with honesty and integrity is America's first line of defense,” “And I learned that politics must stop where intelligence work begins. That is exactly what President Biden expects of CIA. It was the first thing he told me when he asked me to take on this role. He said he wants the agency to give it to him straight and I pledged to do just that and to defend those who do the same” External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "Most of my white hair came from serving in Russia over the years. ... It's always a mistake to underestimate [Russian President Vladimir] Putin's Russia," External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "Superar a China será essencial para nossa segurança nacional nos dias à frente" External link

noticias-terra-br Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : "This is not like the competition with the Soviet Union in the Cold War, which was primarily in security and ideological terms," External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Vladimir Putin ) : "While Russia may be in many ways a declining power, it can be at least as disruptive under Putin's leadership as rising powers like China," "And so we have to be quite cold-eyed in our view of how those threats can emerge" External link

afp-en Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "I've known President Biden for almost a quarter of a century," "When he told me…He expected me and CIA to deliver intelligence to him straight, I know that he meant it" External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : "I do commit to you I will make it an extra high priority to get the bottom of who is responsibility for the attacks that you just described," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I've learned that politics must stop where intelligence works begin,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "Out-competing China will be key to our national security in the days ahead," External link

nampa Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

William Burns wrote : "I continue to believe strongly in the wisdom of the strategic investment that America and India have made in each other's success over the past two decades," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "A battle for the idea of India is under way, between the tolerant constitutional convictions of its founders and the harsher Hindu majoritarianism that has lurked beneath the surface," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

William Burns reported ( about Ramzan Kadyrov ) : “Ramzan … danced clumsily with his gold-plated automatic stuck down in the back of his jeans,” External link

guardian Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Monday, October 26, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

William Burns wrote : “The main risk in retrenchment lies in taking it too far or too fast. Any effort to disentangle the United States from the world comes with complicated downsides,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 11, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Rafik al Hariri ) : "Mr. Hariri's death should give, in fact it must give, renewed impetus to achieving a free, independent and sovereign Lebanon. And what that means is the complete and immediate withdrawal by Syria of all of its forces in Lebanon" External link

polandsun Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns remarked ( about Joe McCarthy ) : “Not since Joe McCarthy has the State Department suffered such a devastating blow,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "The United States has been kind of AWOL," External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, June 1, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

William Burns disse : "O dano corrosivo é bastante profundo" External link

jornaldenegocios Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

William Burns disse : "O dano corrosivo é bastante profundo" External link

uol Monday, May 18, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "The corrosive damage runs pretty deep," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 18, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "The corrosive damage runs pretty deep," External link

timesofindia Monday, May 18, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

economictimes Monday, May 18, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

economictimes Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “The corrosive damage runs pretty deep,” External link

bloomberg Sunday, May 17, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "America is first in the world in deaths, first in the world in infections and we stand out as an emblem of global incompetence. The damage to America's influence and reputation will be very hard to undo," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

William Burns says : “What sets us apart from lonelier powers like China and Russia is our ability to build alliances, to mobilize other countries, to influence international institutions,” “That’s a capacity the United States exercised for many decades in crises” External link

latimes Friday, May 1, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

William Burns told : “I’ve had viruses before but this one was very bad,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

William Burns responded : “All the staff at the hospital were superb,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “In this one, the Trump White House’s blend of arrogance and ineptitude, against the backdrop of more than three years of diplomatic disarmament, is a force divider,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, April 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

William Burns writes : “I’ve never seen an attack on diplomacy as damaging to both the State Department as an institution and to our international influence,” External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns says : “We are squandering our hand, and in the future, we will face a landscape far less favorable to our interests,” External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns says ( about William Burns ) : "The Chinese will take advantage of our drift in Asia and beyond,” says Burns. Similarly, in Syria, there was a smart way and a dumb way to use the leverage of our small troop presence while not betraying the Kurds. “We chose the dumb way," External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “We’ve entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, December 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "We've entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape," External link

startribune Friday, December 20, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “We’ve entered an era in which diplomacy matters more than ever, on an intensely competitive international landscape,” External link

click2houston Friday, December 20, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

William Burns writes : “We had been burned so many times in the past few decades that caution seemed wise,” External link

economist Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

politico-eu Friday, October 25, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

politico Friday, October 25, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns warned : “The damage from this assault — coming from within the executive branch itself, after nearly three years of unceasing diplomatic self-sabotage, and at a particularly fragile geopolitical moment — will likely prove to be even more severe to both diplomatic tradecraft and U.S. foreign policy,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : "For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong," External link

startribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “For them to be dismissed unfairly and accused of acting out of some political motive I think is just wrong,” External link

tribtown Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “This has been building for 2½ years, and eventually the chickens come home to roost,” External link

latimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “It causes doubt about our reliability and drift, while adversaries and rivals see an opportunity,” External link

latimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns said : “Trump’s petty and vindictive over­reaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

boston Friday, July 12, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

dcourier Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

wftv Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

syracuse Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

wishtv Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch ’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

washtimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : "Trump's petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch's portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship," External link

startribune Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

William Burns said ( about Kim Darroch ) : “Trump’s petty and vindictive overreaction not only reinforces the accuracy of Darroch’s portrait of him in his leaked cables, but further erodes an already complicated bilateral relationship,” External link

therepublic Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

William Burns comentó : "El gobierno cayó rápidamente en una serie de trampas que han complicado su política exterior en otros países" "Escogió objetivos maximalistas que superan con creces su capacidad y voluntad de invertir en los medios necesarios" External link

portafolio Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

William Burns explique : “Incarnation même du réalisme, il est conscient de la faiblesse relative de la Russie, mais il démontre régulièrement que les puissances déclinantes peuvent jouer les éléments perturbateurs au moins autant que les puissances ascendantes” External link

courrierinternational Wednesday, January 11, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT



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ancien ambassadeur des états-unis0.12%FR01/11/201711/01/2017
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officer0.06%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
diplomat1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
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president0.06%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
secretary of state1.25%SA09/06/201406/09/2014
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secretary1.96%EN04/02/201402/04/2014
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deputy secretary of state35.79%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
homologue américain0.18%FR12/01/201301/12/2013
assistant secretary of state0.36%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
councillor0.24%EN10/24/201324/10/2013
representative0.18%EN08/20/201320/08/2013
envoy1.07%EN08/08/201308/08/2013
secrétaire d'etat0.18%FR08/07/201307/08/2013
under secretary of state0.89%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
subsecretario de estado norteamericano0.36%ES08/03/201303/08/2013
deputy us secretary of state0.18%EN08/03/201303/08/2013
subsecretario de estado0.36%ES07/26/201326/07/2013
deputy secretary1.36%EN07/17/201317/07/2013
aides0.18%EN01/01/201301/01/2013
chef0.36%DE12/12/201212/12/2012
chef0.36%FR12/12/201212/12/2012
diplomatico statunitense0.06%IT07/16/200816/07/2008
Names Lang Count
William BurnsEN15.98%
William BurnsFR13.41%
William BurnsPT13.07%
William BurnsEU13.02%
William BurnsAR13.02%
William BurnsHR13.02%
William BurnsES13.02%
ويليام بيرنزAR3.32%
Williams BurnsEN0.53%
Williams BurnsFR0.53%
Williams BurnsIT0.51%
William BurnsSA0.18%
William BurnEN0.16%
Wiliam BurnsPT0.09%
Wiliam BurnsFR0.09%
Williams BurnsES0.02%
William “ Basil ” BurnsEN0.00%


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Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

tolonews Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : "The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favour is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : "The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Warner said ( about William Burns ) : “The overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in Ambassador Burns’ favor is a testament to the nominee’s unquestioned qualifications for the role, long experience in matters of national security, and laudable commitment to public service,” External link

reuters-af Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:31:00 AM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : «بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام» External link

al-watan Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام" External link

alalam-ir Monday, January 11, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden referiu ( about William Burns ) : “Bill (William) Burns é um diplomata exemplar com décadas de experiência no cenário mundial para manter o nosso povo e o nosso país seguros e protegidos” External link

observador Monday, January 11, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden وقال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل (وليام) بيرنز دبلوماسي نموذجي يتمتع بخبرة عقود على الساحة العالمية (من أجل) إبقاء شعبنا وبلدنا في أمن وسلام" External link

france24-ar Monday, January 11, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden referiu ( about William Burns ) : “Bill (William) Burns é um diplomata exemplar com décadas de experiência no cenário mundial para manter o nosso povo e o nosso país seguros e protegidos” External link

24-sapo Monday, January 11, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden said ( about William Burns ) : “shares my profound belief that intelligence must be apolitical and that the dedicated intelligence professionals serving our nation deserve our gratitude and respect,” “Ambassador Burns will bring the knowledge, judgment, and perspective we need to prevent and confront threats before they can reach our shores,” External link

politico Monday, January 11, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Joseph Biden قال ( about William Burns ) : "بيل بيرنز دبلوماسي مثالي يتمتع بعقود من الخبرة على الساحة العالمية في الحفاظ على أمن وسلامة شعبنا وبلدنا" External link

elbalad Monday, January 11, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

William Burns says ( about William Burns ) : "The Chinese will take advantage of our drift in Asia and beyond,” says Burns. Similarly, in Syria, there was a smart way and a dumb way to use the leverage of our small troop presence while not betraying the Kurds. “We chose the dumb way," External link

philly Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT