She wasn't afraid to make mistakes." She was said to be "furious" about the Senate report's conclusions. "She should be put on trial and put in jail for what she has done,” the officer said.The CIA, meanwhile, are continuing to insist that the woman not be identified because of a “climate of fear and retaliation”.The system, however, is not so far gone as to be entirely lost.But the nation must commit, and commit now, to a dedicated regimen of comprehensive and thorough reform.Maya’s abrasive character is also matched by that of her model, according to former colleagues who have sprung to the operative’s defence.
She wrote enthusiastically that Mohammed was “going to be hatin’ life on this one”, but then accidentally fed the wrong information to his interrogators, who used it to extract a false confirmation.
Forestalled by a bewildering array of obstacles ranging from union recalcitrance to a burgeoning conservative anti-intellectualism to a prevailing cultural disregard for the intelligent and driven, education reform has made and continues to make little progress in this country.
This must change, and change now, should the United States wish to remain globally competitive in a world where a technically skilled workforce is not an advantageous luxury but a sine qua non at the heart of a productive economy, a competent and educated citizenry, and even, as the Reagan Administration reported as early as 1983, an impregnable and secure national defense.
And then she falsely told congressional overseers that the torture worked.” As with other reporters, Mayer acceded to the requests of the CIA not to name the officer, although she has been identified in other contexts.
However, in response to Mayer's article and the investigation by the television NBC news channel which triggered it, the investigative website The Intercept decided to “out her”.