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Ukraine war

Strong NATO, weak U.S., puzzled China: Ukraine war hints at new order

Quad members Japan and India take different stances on siding with West

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the phone in the Oval Office of the White House. (Photo courtesy of the White House)

WASHINGTON -- "Putin is angry and frustrated right now," William Burns, director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, told the House Intelligence Committee on March 8.

Burns, a former U.S. ambassador to Moscow, described how the invasion of Ukraine was not going as Russian President Vladimir Putin had envisioned. The CIA director said Putin had gone to war against Ukraine based on four incorrect assumptions.

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