In Their Own Words: CIA Cables Document Agency’s Torture of Abu Zubaydah – ProPublica

Through recently released cables obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union and Zubayadah’s own account to his lawyers, which has also been recently declassified, a chilling picture has emerged of just what transpired on those days and who oversaw it. According to John Kirakou, a former CIA counterterrorism official, the “chief of base” personally managing the operation was Gina Haspel. President Donald Trump recently named Haspel to the number two spot at the CIA.

In Their Own Words: CIA Cables Document Agency’s Torture of Abu Zubaydah – ProPublica

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