Greg Myre appears in the following:
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Obama administration began checking social media accounts of prospective Syrian refugees more than a year ago. Such steps could expand as President Trump prepares a new executive order on vetting.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the "surge." Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he'll be seeking a solution in his new post.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Iran and North Korea have fired off missiles. A Russian spy ship floats off the U.S. coast. To date, President Trump's reaction has been very much from the traditional foreign policy playbook.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Leaking classified information is a crime, but it's also one of the most popular sports in Washington. Candidate Trump encouraged leaks. President Trump calls them a crime.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Russia is at the center of recurring controversies swirling around the president. Yet he has consistently taken a softer line on Russia and hasn't spelled out his plans on a range of critical issues.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
President Bush faced little resistance when he stiffened immigration rules. But after 15 years and few attacks, politicians, the public and the courts are pushing back against President Trump.
Monday, February 06, 2017
Charles Lindbergh became an instant hero when he flew across the Atlantic. But that wasn't his only moment of fame. He also created a hugely popular political movement — the America First Committee.
Monday, January 30, 2017
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed suit against the Trump administration on Monday on behalf of 20 people affected by the new restrictions on travel to the U.S. Separately, protests continued around the country as opponents faulted what they called Trump's de facto Muslim ban. The White House rejected any religious dimension to the ban and cited the small number of people it has affected.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
The new president's high-profile approach to fighting terror contrasts from the quieter strategy of his predecessor. Trump's style seeks bigger gains but could also mean taking bigger risks.
Friday, January 27, 2017
The White House plan names seven mostly Muslim countries, yet their nationals haven't carried out lethal attacks in the U.S. since well before Sept. 11, 2001.
Friday, January 27, 2017
The president met with the military brass and signed an executive action that calls for bulking up the military. He also signed a measure that freezes immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
President Trump wants complete victory over the Islamic State, which is on the defensive. But translating battlefield gains into a comprehensive political solution is still a daunting challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?