Who is Gina Haspel? Trump's pick for CIA chief linked to torture site

Who is Gina Haspel? Trump's pick for CIA chief linked to torture site
 

Donald Trump’s pick for head of the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel, reportedly oversaw a black site prison in Thailand where terrorism suspects were tortured. She briefly ran the prison in 2002, anonymous officials told the Associated Press.
If the US Senate confirms Haspel, she would be the first female director of the agency, but the historic significance of her nomination was immediately overshadowed by her reported link to the black site, where two suspected al-Qaida members were waterboarded.
“Ms Haspel needs to explain the nature and extent of her involvement in the CIA’s... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 28
Source: Guardian
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