Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering Discusses CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

Jul 20, 2018

More than 100 former ambassadors signed a letter Wednesday opposing Gina Haspel's nomination to be director of the CIA. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Thomas Pickering, a former ambassador and one of the signatories of the letter, and former undersecretary of state for political affairs, about why he opposes the nomination. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit