Blunt talk by Israel’s protectors

Great documentary films often force you to look at things you thought you knew about in a different way.

The Gatekeepers, by Israeli director Dror Moreh, is such a film. He interviews the six living former heads of Shin Bet — Israel’s internal security service — impressive, given the organization’s secretive nature.

These ex-security chiefs are the hardest of Israel’s hard men when it comes to fighting Palestinian and Islamic terrorism.

Here’s Scaramouche’s letter to Lorrie’s editor