“CIA’s Queen of Torture outed”
(THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT REVEAL THE AGENT’S NAME)
“While the film’s portrayal of her as “Maya”, a lifelong al-Qaeda expert, is accurate, her career features a series of blunders and accusations of misleading Congress.
“She dropped the ball when the CIA was given information that might very well have prevented the 9/11 attacks,” wrote Jane Mayer, author of a definitive history of the agency’s “enhanced interrogation” practices, in the New Yorker.
“She gleefully participated in torture sessions afterward; she misinterpreted intelligence in such a way that it sent the CIA on an absurd chase for al-Qaeda sleeper cells in Montana. And then she falsely told congressional overseers that the torture worked.” . . . “