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.
"The CIA is an agency that is out of control, and they are not doing the job that they were created to do," Truthdig's editor in chief tells The Real News.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and CIA whistleblower Kiriakou discuss the nomination of Gina Haspel as the spy agency's director.
The newly appointed CIA director's career at the intelligence agency spans more than three decades. While her work is shrouded in secrecy, two things are well known.
Former CIA analyst and whistleblower John Kiriakou says he was forced to scrap his address on national security before a panel at the European...
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