World CIA worried about potential contacts amongst radicals and Pak atomic researchers: Haspel By Discuss India Posted on 2 weeks ago 4 min read 0 0 8 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Gina Haspel, if affirmed by the Senate, would be the main female leader of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She was reacting to an inquiry from Senator John Cornyn. The CIA keeps on being exceptionally worried about the potential association between radical gatherings and Pakistani atomic researchers and is nearly checking this, a best authority from the government agent organization has told officials. “There was profound worry about potential contacts, and we keep on monitoring this nearly, amongst radicals and Pakistani atomic researchers,” Gina Haspel, US President Donald Trump’s candidate for CIA chief told the individuals from the Senate Select Intelligence Committee amid her affirmation hearing yesterday. Haspel, if affirmed by the Senate, would be the principal female leader of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She was reacting to an inquiry from Senator John Cornyn. I was reminded that post-9/11, President Bush was worried about reports he had gotten that Osama canister Laden and al Qaida were meeting with the Pakistani authorities associated with their atomic program to access an atomic gadget that they may then use for a take after on assault against the urban communities like Washington DC,” Cornyn said. “Without unveiling arranged data, would you be able to affirm that there were worries about take after on assaults utilizing atomic gadgets, organic weapons, different weapons of mass demolition that may have executed more pure Americans as occurred on 9/11? Was that the earth in which you and the nation were working in at the time?” Cornyn inquired. There were extremely grave worries on that front, Haspel replied. “Furthermore, to be sure, al Qaida had those sorts of projects, endeavors to obtain rough, messy bombs, endeavors to create — they had a program — a natural weapons program. I recollect the agent who was responsible for that,” Haspel said.