US Senate Approves Gina Haspel as the First Female Director of the CIA

In 2002, Haspel was in charge of a secret “black site” prison in Thailand where detainees were subject to abusive interrogation techniques.

US Senate Approves Gina Haspel as the First Female Director of the CIA

  WASHINGTON – The United States Senate on Thursday confirmed Gina Haspel as the first female CIA director, despite deep reservations among some lawmakers that her past involvement in the harsh interrogation of terror suspects was a red flag. Gina Haspel, a veteran Russian specialist at the CIA, has been confirmed as the first woman […]