Greg Myre

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10 Guantanamo Prisoners Freed In Oman; 45 Detainees Remain

Monday, January 16, 2017

Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump has called for more suspects to be sent to the prison in Cuba.

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A Russian Word Americans Need To Know: 'Kompromat'

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Kremlin denied that it collects political dirt, known as kompromat. But disinformation, fake photos and leaked sex tapes have long been features of Russian politics.

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7 Things To Know About Israeli Settlements

Thursday, December 29, 2016

West Bank settlements have expanded under every Israeli government over the past half-century. Nearly 10 percent of Israel's Jewish population now lives on land captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.

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How Will Rex Tillerson Explain Exxon Mobil's 'Foreign Policy'?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The secretary of state nominee has headed a global oil giant that has sometimes taken positions on Russia and other countries that were at odds with the U.S. government.

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Bashar Assad Claims A Major Victory, But Syria's War Isn't Over

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Syrian leader is in his strongest position in years. He can claim control of the biggest cities, but the rebels are still a threat in the countryside and the Islamic State holds eastern Syria.

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How Russia Went From Uniting To Dividing U.S. Politics

Monday, December 12, 2016

When the Soviet Union collapsed on Christmas Day 1991, it appeared Moscow would no longer dominate U.S. foreign policy. A quarter-century later, Russia has emerged as a hugely divisive presence.

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For Autocrats In Need Of Statues, North Korea Is No Longer An Option

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New United Nations sanctions against North Korea ban the export of monuments. The impoverished Asian nation has made millions by building statues for African nations.

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The Big Overlap Between Trump's Global Holdings And U.S. Foreign Policy

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trump has financial stakes in multiple countries where he'll face tough foreign policy choices. How does he separate U.S. interests from his business interests?

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How Will Trump Handle America's Multiple Wars?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

No incoming president has started his term with the U.S. military engaged in four separate conflicts. Trump has offered few clues about his plans aside from a sweeping pledge to destroy ISIS.

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A Wary World Looks For Clues To Donald Trump's Foreign Policy

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Trump casually tossed out provocative foreign policy pronouncements during his campaign. From Vladimir Putin to the Taliban, many abroad are watching closely to see what Trump will do in office.

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On Twitter, Africans Mock U.S. Elections, Joking Of Sanctions

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The U.S. often chastises African states on elections that are less than free and fair. With Donald Trump claiming the U.S. vote could be rigged, Africans are taking to social media to turn the tables.

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The Battle For Mosul: 5 Key Things To Know

Monday, October 17, 2016

The Iraqi army, bolstered by U.S. air power, is attempting to dislodge the Islamic State from the city where it declared its caliphate. The forecasts point to a long, tough battle.

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The King's Death Points To Thailand's Paradox

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Peaceful. Prosperous. The land of smiles. That's the image Thailand presents to the world. Yet it's also run by generals and has just lost its beloved king, who was a stabilizing force.

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The Mixed Record Of Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Friday, October 07, 2016

The Nobel Peace Prize Committee acknowledges that its choices are based on both achievements and aspirations. Sometimes those aspirations are realized, and sometimes not.

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Shimon Peres, The Last Of Israel's Founding Leaders, Dies At 93

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Peres served as prime minister three times, launched the country's nuclear program and won the Nobel Peace Prize. But his grandest goal, an Israel at peace with its Arab neighbors, eluded him.

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Guess What? As Of Today, The Western Hemisphere Has No Wars

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Colombia's peace deal brings to a close rebel insurgencies in Latin America that began with Fidel Castro in the 1950s. In all those years, only two guerrilla groups ever toppled governments.

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Sept. 11 Legacy: One Endless War Against Many Radical Enemies

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The U.S. went to war after Sept. 11 and has now been fighting for 15 years, the longest unbroken period in its history. Despite disappointing results, there's broad consensus it should continue.

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U.S. Women Are The Biggest Winners At The Rio Olympics

Sunday, August 21, 2016

As in London four years ago, American women are taking home more medals than their male counterparts. It's a trend that's likely to continue.

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U.S. Men Waltz To Gold In Basketball

Sunday, August 21, 2016

After several close games in the tournament, including one with Serbia, the Americans trounced the Serbs, 96-66, for the gold medal on Sunday.

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U.S. Army Soldier Wins Olympic Silver, Loses Silver, Gets Silver Back

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Paul Chelimo ran the race of his life in the 5,000 meters and finished second. Then he was disqualified. Then he was reinstated. It was a strange race for a runner with an unusual back story.

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