Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

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.


After Netanyahu's Speech, A Reality Check

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?


Less Than A Day Old, Bahrain News Channel Is Yanked Off The Air

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.


What's Going On In Yemen?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Yemen has once again been plunged into chaos as rebels reportedly have taken the presidential palace. The U.S., Saudi Arabia and Iran all have an important stake in the troubled country.


What World Leaders Say, And What They Do

Monday, January 12, 2015

Many leaders have criticized the attacks in Paris. How does this square with their own records on freedom of the press and human rights?


From Threats Against Salman Rushdie To Attacks On 'Charlie Hebdo'

Thursday, January 08, 2015

When Iran's leader called for the killing of the British writer in 1989, it shocked the West. Now, such threats from Islamic radicals are becoming common and actual attacks are becoming more frequent.


A Magazine Staff Is Slaughtered, A French Nightmare Is Realized

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo kept taking jabs at Islamic radicals despite a 2011 firebombing that destroyed its office.

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In Latest Sign Of Strain, Lebanon Demands That Syrians Get Visas

Monday, January 05, 2015

The more than 1 million Syrian refugees have placed a tremendous burden on Lebanon, a country of just 4 million people.


Which World Leader Had The Best And The Worst Year In 2014?

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Vladimir Putin got off to a great start, then it all turned sour. Bashar Assad looks to be better positioned today than back in January. Perhaps the pope had the best year of all.


The U.S. And Cuba: A Brief History Of A Complicated Relationship

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The stalemate has outlasted 10 U.S. presidents, a failed invasion, a nuclear crisis and countless boatloads of Cuban asylum seekers. All that changed on Wednesday.


Has Vladimir Putin Just Overplayed His Hand?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Russia leader was riding high at home this year with the successful Winter Olympics and his annexation of Crimea. Now he's staring at a recession and has alienated Western nations that could help.


The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War, tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.


Israel's Netanyahu Fires Ministers, Calls For Early Election

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The prime minister has more than two years left in his term. But with his coalition fracturing, Benjamin Netanyahu said it was "impossible" to lead a government under the current conditions.


A Brief History Of Racial Protest In Sports

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

On Sunday, players from the St. Louis Rams ran onto the field with their arms raised in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose that's been used in protests of the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Once Tolerated, Westerners Are Now Targeted By Radical Islamists

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The kidnapping and killing of Westerners isn't a new phenomenon in the Middle East. But the last time around, it stopped after just a few years. This time there's no end in sight.


Afghanistan's Way Forward: A Talk With Gen. John Campbell, Decoded

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Gen. John Campbell leads the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. On Veterans Day, he offers his assessment of the war as the U.S. winds down its presence and hands over responsibility to the Afghans.


As Oil Prices Fall, Who Wins And Who Loses?

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Prices are down 25 percent since June, unleashing ripples around the globe that range from lower gas prices in the U.S. to budget problems in Russia to political pressures in the Middle East.