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Gina Haspel


WSJ Says CIA Chief Wouldn't Do Anything 'Inappropriate'—Despite Record of Torture and Coverup

Perhaps if outlets like the Wall Street Journal provided less adulatory coverage of the CIA’s leaders and the organization’s illicit activities, it would be harder for its members like “Bloody Gina” Haspel to get away with lying

Joshua Cho ·


Trump Is the Only Real Anchor Baby in America

A president who does not know what he does not know.

Michael Winship ·


Congressional Noose May Tighten Around Saudi Crown Prince as Haspel Testifies

This deep divide in the Trump administration probably will prevent it from implementing an effective anti-Iran boycott

Juan Cole ·


The 'Smoking Gun'? Turkish Media Reports CIA Has Recording of Crown Prince Giving Order to 'Silence Jamal Khashoggi as Soon as Possible'

Citing sources, Turkish columnist claims an international investigation into the murder, if opened, "can reveal more jaw-dropping evidence, as CIA has more wiretapped phone calls at hand than the public knows about."

Jon Queally ·


Killing the Messenger: Truth in a Time of Universal Deceit

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the case of Julian Assange, and freedom of the press

Heather Wokusch ·


Though "Too Late" Now, Cables From Secret CIA Black Site Read Like Gina Haspel's "Torture Journaling"

Critics say this "detailed account" of the CIA director's role "in horrendous acts of torture" further confirms "that she is totally unfit to lead the agency."

Jessica Corbett ·


Reflections on Gina Haspel’s Confirmation

In short, accountability will not come from the top

Robert Crawford ·


'Black Mark in Our History': Six Democrats Join GOP to Confirm Torturer Gina Haspel as CIA Chief

"This was never just about Gina Haspel. This is about a nation that claims constantly to be exceptional and morally superior showing the world in clear terms that it supports torture and will never hold its own accountable."

Jake Johnson ·


Democrats Shamed for Supporting Gina Haspel, CIA Nominee Who Oversaw 'Chaining Detainees to Ceiling for Days, Naked or in Diapers'

ACLU reminded lawmakers that Trump's nominee also "oversaw torture methods based on 1960s-era experiments on dogs."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Beyond Shameful': Democrats Warner, Heitkamp, and Nelson Announce Support for Torturer Gina Haspel

There are now five Democratic senators "who have made clear they don't give a shit about accountability for torture"

Jake Johnson ·

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