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Mar 13

Gina Haspel, tapped to lead the CIA, oversaw torture in Bush-era extraordinary rendition progam

Donald Trump has chosen CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who he’s fired. Replacing Pompeo at the CIA will be current CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, who will—assuming she’s confirmed—become the first woman to run the agency. But while Haspel’s appointment as deputy director last year was cheered by many former CIA …

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