"The Enhanced Interrogation Program saved lives, prevented attacks, & produced intel that led to Osama bin Laden. The techniques were the same as those used on our own people in the SERE program." – Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), in a tweet responding to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), March 13
The Pentagon said Monday that it will launch military exercises alongside South Korean troops beginning April 1 at a scale similar to that of previous years, despite potentially sensitive talks involving President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could begin the following month.
Two weeks ago, Britain was shocked when a former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, was poisoned with Novichok, an extremely toxic Russian nerve agent, in Salisbury, England. The military-grade type of nerve agent suggests that the Russian government was linked to the poisoning.