More discussion on this subject on these previously-flagged threads:
To the submitter: You've posted this story three times in an hour. Maybe it's time to give it a rest?
To try to walk very lightly and not be political, I'll put it this way.
A nomination sometimes (usually?) reflects an administrations views and policy.
If you think that's bad, the person she replaced ran all of them.
Good luck finding anyone who is a CIA lifer who isn't linked to anything morally dubious somewhere along the line. It's kind of their job to fight dirty in the shadows.
This article covers considerably less of the torture Ms. Haskel is responsible for than the other two threads on this, which were both flagged in under an hour.
Maybe since this one sanitises the gory details it'll be allowed live past the hour mark - but I doubt it.