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Gina Haspel: first woman at the head of the CIA. Brief biography

On Tuesday, March 13, it became known that after the appointment of Mike Pompeo for the post of Secretary of state as Director of the CIA for the first time in history, is a woman – 61-year-old Gina Haspel.

Gina Cherie has Haspel was born 1 October 1956. Entered the service of the Central intelligence Agency in 1985. Information about her work at the CIA during the first 15 years is almost there. It is known that in 2002 she ran a secret CIA prison in Thailand, which contained the terrorists, in particular, the alleged activists of «al-Qaeda» Abd ar-Rahim an-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah. Known documents, according to which against terror suspects in the prison were tortured.

Since 2005, Gina has Haspel headed the staff of the center of the CIA in the fight against terror. In the memoirs of the former Director of this Center Jose Rodriguez mentioned that haspel has made the destruction of the tapes, which were recordings from the Thai prison.

In 2013, about Haspel was mentioned in the report John Brennan, CIA Director in the years 2013-2017. Then she performed the duties of Deputy Director of the National secret service, which conducts covert operations around the world.

For the fight against terror, Jean was Haspel was awarded many state awards, including presidential awards.

In February of 2017 President Donald trump haspel was appointed Deputy Director of the CIA. Then several members of the Senate intelligence asked to reconsider this appointment, pointing out that the Genie Haspel was personally involved in unacceptable methods of interrogation, and then contributed to the unauthorized destruction of evidence.

13 Mar 2018 trump has appointed Jin Haspel for the position of Director of the CIA.

Gina Haspel: first woman at the head of the CIA. Brief biography 13.03.2018

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