Israel's Military Intelligence Aims for Transparency With Startling Revelations on Turkey, Egypt

When Erdogan accused Israel of meddling in Egypt’s affairs this week, it wasn’t a total fabrication. Something similar happened 55 years ago, and Turkey was involved too, a new book reveals.

President Shimon Peres this week visited the headquarters of the Mossad, north of Tel Aviv. He was driven along a road that was named for Maj. Gen. Meir Amit, who in the 1960s was head of the espionage agency and director of Military Intelligence before that. Peres entered, met with whomever he met with and then had a private meeting with the Mossad’s director, Tamir Pardo. There are some meetings in which the...