Greg Myre appears in the following:
Thursday, May 23, 2013
In a major speech, the president rejects the idea that the country can fight an opened-ended "global war on terror." In setting his own guidelines, he defines the standards for using drone strikes and again calls for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison.
Monday, May 13, 2013
From NPR's reporters around the globe, our new blog will look to make sense of a big, messy, confusing world.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Boston bombings rocked the nation, making it hard to remember that the country has been largely terror-free at home for more than a decade. In comparison, Israel endured the equivalent of a Boston Marathon bombing every week in 2002.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Most major terrorist attacks against the U.S. have originated abroad. But as details of the Boston Marathon bombings emerge, reports point to two young men of Chechen origin who were seemingly fully integrated into American society.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The jailed leader of the Kurdish rebels says it's a "new era" and calls for a cease-fire in a war against Turkey that has lasted for nearly three decades.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Forging peace between these two protagonists was long seen as the holy grail of American diplomacy. But as President Obama visits, expectations are low and the conflict feels much less urgent than it used to.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The development comes at a time when the fighting has been intensifying and the rebels appear to be gaining momentum in the battle against President Bashar Assad.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi won high praise for brokering the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. But protesters in several Egyptian cities denounced him on Friday after he gave himself sweeping powers.
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Arab Spring and its aftermath have radically changed the dynamics in the Middle East, and this makes this round of Israeli-Palestinian fighting different from previous battles.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Back in the 1970s, U.S. drivers faced two separate oil crises that led to long lines at gas stations. Many Americans feared it would be a recurring nightmare, but gas lines have been rare over the past three decades.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The city is divided after months of fighting. In the latest attack, dozens were killed in suicide bombings that appear to be the work of rebels.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Syria gave the Hamas leader shelter for years. Now Syria has denounced him in withering terms, a sign of the changing alliances in the Middle East.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The case has been an embarrassment to the Vatican and the butler faces up to four years in prison on charges he stole documents pointing to corruption.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The violent protests at U.S. embassies this week seemed to catch the new Middle East governments flat-footed. So are these attacks an aberration on the rocky road of nation building, or a harbinger of a region moving toward greater chaos?
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The ambassador always wanted to get out of the embassy and experience events firsthand. Stevens spent much of his career in North Africa and was thrilled to be in Libya at this crucial time in its history.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Browne won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing and spend decades as a writer for The New York Times, but it's that picture that he's remembered for.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Ban Ki-moon called the killing of 300 Syrians an "appalling and brutal crime."
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Wednesday's bombing in Damascus, which killed several senior figures in President Bashar Assad's inner circle, also shattered the notion that he and his government still have firm control of the capital.