CIA deputy director linked to torture at Thailand black site

CIA deputy director linked to torture at Thailand black site – The Guardian, February 3, 2017
…She briefly ran a black site in Thailand where suspected al-Qaida members Abu Zubaydah and Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri were tortured in 2002, and Haspel later helped carry out an order that the CIA destroy its waterboarding videos, US officials told Reuters and Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
CIA cables on the interrogation of Abu Zubaydah at the site, codenamed Cat’s Eye, were declassified last month. They revealed he was waterboarded 83 times in a month and had his head repeatedly slammed into walls.
…Michael Morell, former deputy director of the CIA, said in an article endorsing Haspel on Thursday that she had drafted a cable instructing a “field station” to destroy videotapes of CIA interrogations…

Excerpts From Newly Disclosed Documents on C.I.A. Torture – NYT, January 19, 2107

Past articles on the Thai secret prison: “Cat’s Eye” (2003-2017)

Earliest mentions of the Thai secret prison

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