The Kree is an alien species who are in a war with the Skrull.
The early history of the Kree is unknown. At some point, they came into conflict with the Skrull and have been at war ever since.
As they try to kill him, Torch saves a Kree child. The Kree audience turned on Ronan forcing him to reconsider. The Supreme Intelligence then spared Torch stating that the team could be useful in their conflict with the Skrull.