Gina Haspel (seen in an undated photo) has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to lead the CIA, but will face questioning over the secret interrogation operation she ran in Thailand. Photo: CIA handout via AFP

Trump’s pick for new CIA chief likely to face questions about torture of terrorism suspects

If confirmed, Gina Haspel will become the first female to lead the spy agency, but the years she spent at a secret site where waterboarding allegedly took place will be closely scrutinised

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Gina Haspel (seen in an undated photo) has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to lead the CIA, but will face questioning over the secret interrogation operation she ran in Thailand. Photo: CIA handout via AFP
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