However, Bradley noted that a larger part of the problem is that many Americans' approach to torture is wrongly based on a utilitarian, "ends-justify-the-means" calculus, instead of looking at whether an act is wrong in and of itself.
However, the New York Times reported that she was in charge when Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri got waterboarded. It also issued an apology. We at ProPublica hold government officials responsible for their missteps, and we must be equally accountable. "North Korea, Iran, Russia, you name it", he said.
"That chief of base was not Gina", Mitchell said. In actuality, the "he" referred to Haspel's male predecessor. In this instance, we failed to understand the message the CIA's press office was trying to convey in its statement.
Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of the CIA and National Security Agency, was more blunt in his assessment. To her, and to our readers, we can only apologize, correct the record and make certain that we do better in the future.
Revelation of the mistake put ProPublica in the unenviable position of a respected fact-checking organization acknowledging an error.
The Propublica story said Haspel oversaw Abu Zuabaydah's detainment, where he was slammed against a wall, forced to lie in a coffin shaped box, and forced to endure sleep deprivation, blaring sounds, and isolation.
In Haspel's case, no Democrats have formally said they will oppose her nomination, but several have raised concerns about her involvement in the enhanced interrogation program during the George W. Bush administration. I'm sorry, but this is really bothering me that this story remain untouched until now.
Donnelly says he wants to talk with Arizona Senator John McCain before deciding whether to support the nomination of Pompeo's deputy Gina Haspel to replace him as Central Intelligence Agency director.
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Paul reiterated his opposition to Haspel's nomination on Sunday - and even threatened to take his opposition beyond simply voicing criticism to reporters.
Had Haspel not (allegedly) participated in the destruction of the most compelling evidence about the torture of Zubaydah, of course, she would have not been accused of being involved in it in the first place.
Despite ProPublica's correction, psychologist Mitchell says he is unsatisfied. But there are a few things in life where it is worth standing up and saying, "Enough is enough". Haspel wrote a cable to her boss, Jose Rodriguez, requesting that the tapes be destroyed. CIA's own duplicity & secrecy is to blame here. 5. A Pew Research Center poll conducted in November 2016 found 49% of Americans believed torture was never justified, while 48% of Americans believed it was at least sometimes justified. "I think we all deserve an answer to that".
"Until they've proved that they know anything about the world, I think they probably just ought to be quiet", Paul said.
However, former colleagues of Haspel contacted ProPublica and disputed this allegation, claiming that she did not arrive at the base until after the waterboarding of Zubaydah had ended.
Haspel's participation in the CIA's black site program has been the subject of a high-profile lawsuit by a European rights group.
"I think he's going to be very careful about what he says before his confirmation", particularly when facing lawmakers who are more critical of Russian Federation, he said.
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