Greg Myre appears in the following:
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990. The U.S. reversed Saddam Hussein's aggression, but it was just the start of the U.S. military role in Iraq that's spanned four presidents and a panoply of goals.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The nuclear negotiations were complicated. Tuesday's deal has created a whole new set of issues that will require Iran to scale back its program and the international community to ease sanctions.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
More than a decade in the making, the deal is a signature achievement for President Obama and will influence the broader trajectory of the Middle East.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Forget about all the nebulous terms like "austerity," "bailout" and "capital controls." Here are the key numbers you need to know in the Greek financial crisis.
Monday, July 06, 2015
The Greek economic drama has been playing out for five years with papered-over solutions. But with Sunday's vote, the crisis has taken on new urgency.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Afghan officials reportedly inflated the number of students to make the education system appear more successful than it has been, according to the U.S. inspector for Afghanistan's reconstruction.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
After six weeks of negotiations, the prime minister forms a government with other conservative parties. But he has the bare minimum for a majority and the coalition is seen as vulnerable to collapse.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Earthquakes seem to be at their cruelest when striking developing nations like Nepal. A research center has tried to calculate how vulnerable nations are based on their resources and coping skills.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has a much better relationship with the U.S. than his predecessor. But he's still struggling to entrench his position in Iraq and defeat the Islamic State.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Ibrahim al-Rubaish was a prominent al-Qaida cleric who was released from Guantanamo Bay in 2006. He had a $5 million bounty on his head.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The president is trying to persuade Republicans and other skeptics to support the nuclear framework agreement with Iran. But he may have harmed his own cause.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
The president's tenure has been marked by outreach to nations that previous U.S. presidents, Republican and Democrat alike, ostracized for decades. It may take years to see if this approach succeeds.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
President Obama has sought a less hostile relationship with Iran. The nuclear framework agreement points to the possibility of broader cooperation that could reorder the Middle East.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Israeli leader ruffled feathers during the bruising campaign. Since then, he has sought to make amends. In the latest move, Israel is handing over money it had withheld from the Palestinians.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The U.S. has lost a key base for counterterrorism operations. The proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia is heating up. And one more Middle Eastern state has dissolved into chaos.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
If the Israeli leader follows through on his campaign pledges, he could face increased friction with the Palestinians, the Obama administration and the international community.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
For generations, Congress has deferred to presidents when it comes to foreign policy. The concept was tossed out in the past week as Republicans reached out to foreign leaders, one an ally, one a foe.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The Israeli prime minister has warned about the dangers of the Iranian nuclear program for two decades. He has shaped the debate, but will he influence the final outcome?
Monday, February 02, 2015
The new Middle East broadcaster, Al-Arab, went on air Sunday. But it was shut down before dawn on Monday, apparently for airing an interview with an opponent of Bahrain's monarchy.