Why Gina Haspel Would Be Unlike Any CIA Director Before Her

Deputy Director Gina Haspel joined the agency in 1985. President Trump tweeted this month that he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be the new secretary of state and that he would nominate Haspel to replace him.

If confirmed, Gina Haspel will become the first career professional of the CIA to rise through the ranks to the top job in a long time, writes Paul Pillar.

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