The truth about torture: Trump’s CIA pick can't lead without facing her past

The truth about torture: Trump’s CIA pick can't lead without facing her past
 

The CIA often likes to pretend that we don’t know the things we know. With the nomination of Gina Haspel to head the agency, public tolerance for this habit will face a major test.
A little over a year ago, to defend themselves in a lawsuit brought by three victims of torture in CIA black sites, James Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen, the architects of US enhanced interrogation techniques, issued a subpoena to depose “Gina Doe”.
Legal documents identified her as “Gina Doe, former chief of staff to Jose Rodriguez when he served as the chief of the CIA’s Clandestine Service and former deputy... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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