Our newsroom has many questions following the release of yesterday's report on the CIA's interrogation techniques. We're sure you do too. And we'll try to answer some of them today.
One of our most pressing questions: if torture doesn't work, why did the CIA continue to use it? We'll speak with Mark Bowden, who has written extensively on the CIA's interrogation techniques. This being The World, we'll also head outside the country to give you a sense of the global reaction to the report.
-- The Chinese government announced it was banning puns on radio and television, and in advertising. Quartz writer NIKHIL SONNAD says the decision is about suppressing protesters who use puns to get around censors online.
We're digging in on a variety of stories around the broad theme of security. We'll be looking at everything from the botched attempt to rescue hostages in Yemen over the weekend, to home-grown jihadis in Canada, to trying to figure out how and why prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have ended up in Uruguay.
Demilitarize the police. Disarm the police. Defund the police. Disband the police."
That's from Hannah Giorgis' Twitter feed. Giorgis, who has an Ethiopian and Eritrean background, weighed in on The World after the Ferguson grand jury decision. We turn to her again today in the wake of the verdict in the Eric Garner case. We also want to hear from cops overseas, to get their perspective on the recent, racially-charged events in the US.