The Hunt: CIA director nominee faces serious counterterrorism questions

WASHINGTON — Gina Haspel — nominated to lead the CIA — is facing a tough confirmation hearing likely later this month.

At issue: her role running a secret CIA prison after 9/11. But David Cohen, former CIA deputy director of operations, forcefully supports her in this week’s edition of The Hunt.

David Cohen on CIA director nominee Gina Haspel
J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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