Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Dick Cheney Dick Cheney stated on July 14, 2015 in an appearance on "Hannity": "Obama keeps talking about getting rid of all nuclear weapons. He’s already significantly reduced our capabilities there." Dick Cheney stated on December 10, 2014 in an interview on Fox News: Terrorist detainees "were not covered by the Geneva Convention. They were unlawful combatants. And under those circumstances, they were not entitled to the normal kinds of courtesies and treatment." Dick Cheney stated on September 24, 2014 in a broadcast of "Hannity" on Fox News: "We have four combat-ready brigades out of 40 in the U.S. Army." Dick Cheney stated on May 18, 2014 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": "At the mere request from Putin, President Obama withdrew the plans for a missile defense program based in Poland and the Czech Republic." Dick Cheney stated on March 9, 2014 in a broadcast of CBS' "Face the Nation": On Syria, "a lot of the allies signed on. At the last minute, Obama backed off."