Mossad, CIA chiefs' 1st Israel meeting is critical - analysis

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Mossad, CIA chiefs' 1st Israel meeting is critical - analysis
Multiple Mossad directors have told the Jerusalem Post that the first meetings with the CIA chief can be one of the major events that frame their term in office.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
AUGUST 9, 2021

With reports that CIA Director William Burns was set to arrive in Israel on Tuesday to hold a first meeting with new Mossad Director Davdi Barnea, the stakes could not be higher. The visit takes place - possibly not coincidentally - at an impasse and turning point in the nuclear negotiations with Iran and with leaks that the US might radically shift its position toward Tehran to try to break the logjam. Even without this additional dynamic, multiple Mossad directors have told the Jerusalem Post that first meetings with the CIA chief can be one of the major events that frames their term in office. Burns has only been in the intelligence business since his confirmation in early 2021 after a career as a diplomat and has given most of the public attention to his technical superior, US Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines.

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