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Newly Released Docs Detail CIA Nominee Gina Haspel’s Torture Record

HeadlineApr 27, 2018

Meanwhile, the National Security Archive at George Washington University has published declassified documents about President Trump’s nominee to replace Pompeo as CIA director: Gina Haspel, who is currently serving as the deputy director of the CIA. The documents provide additional evidence as to how Haspel personally supervised the torture, including waterboarding, of CIA prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri in 2002 at a CIA black site in Thailand, and drafted cables ordering the destruction of videotape evidence of another prisoner’s waterboarding.

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