CIA chief on secret visit to Israel meets Mossad chief
CIA chief William Burns’ visit to Israel in the past week was disclosed on Friday. According to official sources, Burns also called on PM Binyamin Netanyahu. He arrived in the footsteps of US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due next week. Burns also stopped over in Cairo for talks with President Abdel-Fatteh El Sisi, part of the latest swing US security officials are making in the wake of Middle East tensions. Two weeks ago, the CIA chief was in Kyiv for a look at Ukraine’s coming military steps against Russia’s invading forces.