Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee continue to defend the release of the CIA torture report. Alfred McCoy, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, joins us to discuss the fallout from last week's disclosures.
The second round of climate talks are wrapping up in Lima, Peru. We talk to Jack Cushman of Inside Climate News about what still needs to be accomplished before the final round of talks in Paris next year.
A report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the CIA's use of torture found the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" did not get detainees to provide critical information. We'll discuss the report with Katherine Hawkins. Her organization had advocated for the report's release.
Russia's oil production strategy and Western sanctions have led to a decline in the value of the Russian ruble. Jan Kalicki, a public policy scholar for the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center, joins us to explain the problems the Russian economy is facing.
Dozens of prisoners in a Venezuelan penitentiary center recently died after overdosing on stolen drugs, according to the government. But Jeremy McDermott of InSight Crime says there is reason to be skeptical of the official story. He tells us why.