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With Haspel Sworn In as CIA Director, Let's Stop Pretending That Her Atrocities Run Counter to American Values

May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
With Haspel Sworn In as CIA Director, Let's Stop Pretending That Her Atrocities Run Counter to American Values

Those who argue that Gina Haspel is not fit to lead the CIA because she oversaw the Bush/Cheney torture program have chosen not to look too deeply into the agency's history and its actions abroad. Viewed through a systemic lens, Haspel's atrocious past is fully in line with the violence that is condoned, perpetrated and overseen by the CIA in the name of American hegemony.Gina Haspel prepares to speak while flanked by U.S.

CIA Nominee Gina Haspel May Testify for First Time in Public About Her Role in Torture at Black Site

May 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
CIA Nominee Gina Haspel May Testify for First Time in Public About Her Role in Torture at Black Site

Nominee for CIA director Gina Haspel attends the ceremonial swearing-in of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department on May 2, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)

Gina Haspel, Who Tortured and Destroyed Torture Tapes, Has Been "Cleared" by CIA of Wrongdoing

April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Gina Haspel, Who Tortured and Destroyed Torture Tapes, Has Been "Cleared" by CIA of Wrongdoing

Gina Haspel, who was in charge of a black site in Thailand where torture occurred and ordered the destruction of CIA tapes of the human rights violations, has been nominated to become director of the spy agency. (Photo: Central Intelligence Agency)

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