ISIS militants are being squeezed out of their final strongholds in eastern Syria.
It's no coincidence that ISIS prisoners are kept in bright orange jumpsuits. The terrorist group took the idea from the US, who places Guantanamo Bay prisoners in the same garb — and that's not the only way terrorists have been able to crib from American actions.
Is the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report the start of real change at the CIA? Some people believe the airing of gruesome details will force the agency to be more accountable to Congress.
You may not be surprised to hear that simulated drowning as a torture was first documented during the Middle Ages. But did you know it was once a common technique in US law enforcement in the early 20th century?
The world now officially knows that CIA interrogators tortured and abused prisoners, but what about the men and women who did the job for the military and other parts of the government? One former Army interrogator says torture was never on the table.
Mark Bowden's view: The use of ''coercive methods does and did produce very useful information.''
Poland was home to one of the secret CIA "black sites" where detainees were held and tortured. But while a new report detailed the abuses prisoners suffered, some Poles wonder why they seems to be the only country willing to take their leaders to task for their involvement.
New evidence was released this week of alleged war crimes by the regime of Syrian leader, Bashar al-Assad. The evidence took the form of photos taken by the regime itself to document 11,000 deaths. They indicate widespread torture, starvation and execution of prisoners.