Will the CIA Nominee Stand Up Against Torture?

May 14, 2018

Gina Haspel has done nothing to demonstrate her independence and moral fiber, but only a professional capability and a willingness to obey orders. Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, compromised her integrity in front of the Senate Intelligence...

The Banality of Gina Haspel

May 10, 2018

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA than Gina Haspel. That’s why she’s a terrible choice. Gina Haspel is a consummate professional who has served the US intelligence community with distinction for more than 30 years. As the Trump administration’s nominee...

The Witches of Washington DC

March 22, 2018

It's ironic that the most powerful man on earth would protest that he's the subject of a "witch hunt," especially given his enthusiasm for bombing and torturing people. Five hundred years ago, a popular test to flush out witches was called “ordeal by water.” Dunk an alleged witch into a...