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Senior U.S. officials self-isolate after meeting Lebanese spymaster who's positive for Covid

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Several U.S. officials, including a senior figure at the State Department, are now self-isolating after meeting with a Lebanese spymaster who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
David Hale, the undersecretary of State for political affairs; CIA Director Gina Haspel; and national security adviser Robert O'Brien were among the Americans who met with Lebanon's Major Gen. Abbas Ibrahim during his recent visit to Washington, people familiar with the situation told POLITICO.
Hale, as well as several other employees from the State Department and other executive branch divisions, are now...
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Lebanese security chief tests positive for COVID-19 in U.S

Lebanese security chief tests positive for COVID-19 in U.S

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEIRUT - A top Lebanese security official has tested positive for COVID-19 in the United States, his department said on Monday, forcing him to delay his return from talks in Washington and to cancel scheduled meetings in Paris.
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