"targeting human rights activists, journalists and political rivals" - calls it "thriving at her job"
(later on) "also targeting Americans" - calls it "crossing a red line" and "I am officially the bad kind of spy"
“Some days it was hard to swallow, like [when you target] a 16-year-old kid on Twitter,” she said. “But it’s an intelligence mission, you are an intelligence operative. I never made it personal.”
You are a horrible human being without any morals.
I had a very similar line in mind, "just following orders".
That article is full of WTF/JFC/etc moments for me and all I could think about was
"how can you get up in the morning and not utterly loathe yourself"
The thing she regrets? The (probably) *only* right thing she did in her life.