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CIA chief 'in surprise Israel trip over Syria'

CIA Director John Brennan testifies before the House in Washington, DC, on April 11, 2013. Brennan arrived in Israel late on Thursday on a surprise visit to discuss the situation in Syria, an official Israeli source said.John Brennan, director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, arrived in Israel late on Thursday on a surprise visit to discuss the situation in Syria, an official Israeli source said. The CIA chief went straight into a meeting in Tel Aviv with Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon, the official said.