WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday to head the CIA, is a controversial figure, backed by many in the U.S. intelligence community but regarded warily by some in Congress for her involvement in the agency's "black site" detention facilities. (Reuters Politics) More
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Posted on 18 June 2018 | 9:45 pm | Google News
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Posted on 15 May 2018 | 3:24 pm | Google News
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