Gina Haspel, Trump’s Choice for C.I.A., Played Role in Torture Program

The New York Times / Politics 156 sources

Ms. Haspel, the deputy director of the C.I.A., ran a secret prison in Thailand in 2002 where a Qaeda suspect was waterboarded.

CIA nominee Gina Haspel is an agency veteran tied to use of brutal interrogation measures

Washington Post

Gina Haspel was in charge of a “black site” where detainees were subjected to waterboarding.

Trump CIA Pick Haspel to Face Questions Over Interrogation ...

Bloomberg / Politics

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA would make history as the first female director of the intelligence agency, but first she’ll face ...

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

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Haspel would be the first female director of the agency, but the historic significance is overshadowed by her alleged link to the site

Gina Haspel, C.I.A. Deputy Director, Had Leading Role in Torture

Ms. Haspel was deeply involved in the torture of detainees and later took part in destroying videotapes of the interrogations.

Gina Haspel, nominated by Trump as first woman to lead CIA, has controversial past


Haspel made her career in covert action, but her involvement in interrogations could raise Senate questions for her confirmation.

Trump picks controversial figure Haspel as new CIA chief

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday to head the CIA, is a controversial figure, backed by many in the U.S. intelligence community but regarded warily by some in…

Gina Haspel is first woman to lead the CIA

New York Post

President Trump appointed the first woman as CIA director Tuesday following another shakeup in his Cabinet. Gina Haspel, 61, will take the helm at the agency, replacing Mike Pompeo, who was named the new secretary of state after Rex…

Who Is Gina Haspel, The Woman Set To Become The First Female CIA Director?

Gina Haspel, who is set to become the first-ever female director of the CIA, had a “leading role” in the torture of two terrorism suspects – and later helped secure an order to destroy videotapes documenting the interrogations.

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