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Torture overseer appointed as CIA director

Gina Haspel, a veteran of the CIA’s black sites in the post 9/11 period, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the CIA’s new top official.

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Britain may double number of troops in Afghanistan

Following a request from U.S. President Donald Trump, Britain is reportedly considering doubling its small troop contingent in Afghanistan.

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