Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

The Migrant Crisis, By The Numbers

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

In the fast-moving migrant crisis, here's a snapshot of the key figures.


A Viral Syrian Moment: Will It Be Different This Time?

Saturday, September 05, 2015

At several points in Syria's war, powerful images captured international attention and were described as possible turning points. But each time, the moment passed and the killing carried on.


25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

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.


The Iranian Nuclear Deal: What Happens Next?

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.


How The Iran Nuclear Deal Could Reshape The Middle East

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.


Greece By The Numbers

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.


What's Next For Greece?

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.


Afghan Schools: Is The Success Story Exaggerated?

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.


A Report Card On Global Cooperation: Decent On Iran, Lousy In Syria

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.


Just Before Deadline, Israel's Netanyahu Forms New Government

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.


Measuring Earthquakes With More Than Just One Scale

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.


Iraq's Leader Finds Friends In Washington, But Faces Battles At Home

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.


Drone Strike Reportedly Kills Al-Qaida Leader In Yemen

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.


Obama's Remarks On Nuclear Deal Provide Fuel For Critics

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.


Can Obama Turn Pariahs Into Partners?

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.


The Iranian Nuclear Talks: It Isn't Just About The Nukes

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.


After A Tough Election, Israel's Netanyahu Looks To Ease Tensions

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.


How Yemen's Chaos Stretches Beyond Its Borders

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.


Netanyahu's Campaign Puts Him On The Path To Confrontation

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.


Taking U.S. Politics Beyond 'The Water's Edge'

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.