Gina Haspel - Trump's pick as CIA director

Gina Haspel - Trump's pick as CIA director
 

Gina Haspel, the newly nominated first-ever female director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), is a career intelligence officer with more than 30 years experience.
Controversially, she ran a prison in Thailand where suspected al-Qaeda members were tortured by waterboarding in 2002.
The so-called black sites - secret overseas locations where the CIA carried out what it termed "enhanced interrogation" techniques - were closed by former US President Barack Obama.
However, President Donald Trump has since spoken out in favour of the harsh interrogation of suspects.
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13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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