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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arms control advocates are urging Joe Biden to extend the last U.S.-Russian treaty limiting deployed strategic nuclear arms for five years, but some experts argue the U.S. president-elect should go for a shorter period to maintain leverage over Moscow. FILE PHOTO: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during their meeting in Moscow March 10, 2011. The arms control advocates called on Biden to quickly agree to an unconditional five-year extension. Biden supports an extension as a “foundation for new arms control arrangements,” but has not said by how long. Not wanting Russia to suffer the same fate, he is eager to extend ... New START,” she wrote.
Persons: Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin, Alexander Natruskin, Biden, “ There’s, , Jon Wolfsthal, Barack Obama’s, Wolfsthal, Daryl Kimball, Victoria Nuland, Putin, Ronald Reagan Organizations: WASHINGTON, Russian, U.S, REUTERS, Reuters, Biden, Arms Control Association, Sierra Club, United Methodist Church, Carnegie Endowment, International Peace, State Department’s, Foreign Affairs Locations: U.S, Moscow, Washington, Russia, Crimea, Russian, Europe, Soviet Union, .
U.S. President Donald Trump is seen on a screen attending the virtual APEC Economic Leaders Meeting 2020, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 20, 2020. His campaign has not provided evidence for its claims of widespread and coordinated electoral fraud. “Massive voter fraud will be shown!” Trump wrote on Twitter. Senior Republicans have remained largely silent about Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud or have defended his right to seek redress, but several voiced doubts on Friday. The single-day death toll surpassed 2,000 this week for the first time since late June, according to a Reuters tally.
Persons: Donald Trump, Democrat Joe Biden, Lim Huey Teng, Biden, Trump, , ” Trump, Brian Kemp, counterprotest, “ Defendants, , Trump’s, ” Biden, Rudolph Giuliani Organizations: WASHINGTON, Democrat, U.S, APEC, REUTERS, Republican, Republican National Committee, Michigan Republican Party, Department of State, Republicans, Democrats, Michigan, Twitter, Democratic, Georgia, Trump, statehouse, Electoral, Detroit, Senior Republicans, General Services Administration, Public, Reuters Locations: Michigan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wayne County, Black, Detroit, Washington, Georgia, Atlanta, Pennsylvania, Sterling , Virginia
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shortly after comparing U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazis, Donald Trump tried to mend fences on his first full day as president. Biden has years of experience working with the intelligence agencies as vice president to President Barack Obama and as a Senate Foreign Relations Committee member and chairman. Marc Polymeropoulos, a former undercover CIA officer, said Biden should tell them: “‘I have faith in the intelligence community. Finally, Biden should let it be known that he will take the daily intelligence briefing that Trump disdained, Quigley said. By this year, he had replaced key intelligence officials with loyalists, including Ratcliffe, a former congressman who defended Trump during his impeachment.
Persons: Donald Trump, Michael Morell, Joshua Roberts, Jan, Trump, Joe Biden, Donald Trump’s, , Peter Welch, Biden, , Lawrence Pfeiffer ,, Michael Hayden, Barack Obama, Gina Haspel, John Ratcliffe, Marc Polymeropoulos, upended, Mike Quigley, Quigley, Vladimir Putin’s, Ratcliffe, Biden’s, declassify, Hillary Clinton, Thomas Fingar Organizations: WASHINGTON, CIA, Intelligence, U.S, Presidential, National Press Club, REUTERS, Trump, Congress, White, Democrat, Foreign Relations, Reuters, NATO, Democratic, Republican, Capitol Locations: Washington , U.S, U.S, Moscow, Russia, North Korea
FILE PHOTO: Former CIA acting director Michael Morell speaks during a forum on election security titled, “2020 Vision: Intelligence and the U.S. Presidential Election” at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S., October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua RobertsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former senior U.S. intelligence officials - Michael Morell and Avril Haines - have emerged as leading contenders to serve as Director of National Intelligence or run the CIA in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, several current and former intelligence officials said. Morell served as the Central Intelligence Agency’s deputy director in the Obama Administration between 2010 and 2013, and during that time also served two stints as acting agency director. Haines, served as CIA deputy director and as President Barack Obama’s deputy national security advisor, said the sources. Haines declined to comment and Morell could not be reached for comment.
Persons: Michael Morell, Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON, Avril Haines, Joe Biden’s, Morell, Haines, Barack Obama’s, Michael Leiter, Mike Rogers Organizations: CIA, Intelligence, U.S, Presidential, National Press Club, REUTERS, National Intelligence, Central Intelligence, Democratic, Intelligence Committee, Democratic Party, National Counterterrorism Center, Republican, House Intelligence Committee Locations: Washington , U.S, U.S
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