Monday, May 14, 2018


"Gina Haspel vows never to resume CIA interrogation as Senate presses her on moral code" PBS NewsHour 5/9/2018


SUMMARY:  Gina Haspel couldn't talk about her work for three decades.  On Wednesday, she had to defend it.  Haspel, who played pivotal roles in the agency's most controversial recent actions in the years after 9/11, promised to never restart brutal interrogation techniques.  But Democrats wanted her to go farther.  Nick Schifrin reports.

"The arguments for and against Gina Haspel as CIA director" PBS NewsHour 5/9/2018


SUMMARY:  Should the Senate confirm CIA director nominee Gina Haspel?  Nick Schifrin gets two views on her background and role in a controversial detention and interrogation program from John Rizzo a former DIA chief legal officer, and retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Stephen Xenakis.

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