In the media surfaced the story of the candidate on a post of the head of the CIA about torture in a Thai prison (updated)Photo: The OSS Society

Gina Haspel asked to withdraw his candidacy

07.05.18 424100

Candidate for President of the United States Donald trump to head the Central intelligence Agency (CIA), the current acting head of the CIA Gina Haspel asked to withdraw his candidacy.

This decision she took on fears that the debate now inoperative in USA rigid program of interrogation that would have stained her reputation, said the publication TIME.

It is noted that this program was applied to suspected terrorists on 11 September 2001 when terrorists flew two planes into the twin towers of the world trade center in new York, which killed nearly 3,000 people.

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Have haspel that the acting head of the CIA, was chief of secret US base in Thailand, where she worked undercover. There had been in detention for two terrorism suspects who were subjected to torture – water-fencing technique which simulated drowning.

She recently told the Congress that will be strongly against the resumption of this program.

Update. As informs news Agency The Associated Press, trump continues to support the candidacy was Haspel for the post of Director of the CIA, calling it “a very respectable”.

“The Democrats want her leaving because she is “very cruel to treat terrorists.” Think about it, in these very dangerous times we have the most qualified man, woman, care, which the Democrats want, because it’s too tough on terrorists”, – quotes Agency the words of the American President.

We will remind, for the first time in U.S. history a woman was appointed to head the CIA, after the appointment of the former Director of the office of Mike Pompeo for the position of Secretary of State.