Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies during a US Senate Armed Services hearing on Tuesday that examined worldwide threats. Photo: AP
Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies during a US Senate Armed Services hearing on Tuesday that examined worldwide threats. Photo: AP
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US spy chiefs defend Russia-Ukraine intelligence, say China is even tougher to assess

  • Speaking to US lawmakers, intelligence leaders also express concern about Beijing’s rapid nuclear weapons build-up
  • The officials say they did not think Beijing will take advantage of the global distraction over the Ukraine war to invade Taiwan, or is in a rush

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies during a US Senate Armed Services hearing on Tuesday that examined worldwide threats. Photo: AP
Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies during a US Senate Armed Services hearing on Tuesday that examined worldwide threats. Photo: AP
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