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Amrit Singh, author of a new report showing the extent of international complicity in the United States’ secret prison, rendition and torture program, discusses her findings and the role of counterterrorism czar John Brennan, whose nomination to head the CIA is being considered by a Senate panel Thursday morning.

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The U.S. counterterrorism practice known as extraordinary rendition, in which officials quietly transport suspects to secret prisons around the globe for detention that can lead to torture, involved the participation of more than 50 national governments, an Open Society Foundations report released Tuesday says.

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