Though new CIA Director Gina Haspel just made it through the vetting process on Capitol Hill, Hedges and "On Contact" guest Kiriakou are not about to drop the subject of the agency's recent history of torture, in which Haspel allegedly played a role.
Gina Haspel's confirmation as CIA director sends a message to future administrations that those who authorize and facilitate torture will escape liability.
The Arizona senator, fighting brain cancer, spent his week promoting his new book, opposing the nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA director and yanking Donald Trump's chain.
If what the U.S. government and media are saying about Iran seems vaguely familiar, it's because we've heard it all before.
The confirmation hearing for the CIA director nominee offers a chance to show how the U.S. government manufactures consent through insidious means.