Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Iran Sticks To Nuclear Deal, But U.S. Says It Will Review Sanctions

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells Congress that the Trump administration will take another look at sanctions to see if lifting them was in line with U.S. national security interests.

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Trump's National Security Strategy Empowers Military Commanders

Friday, April 14, 2017

President Trump's national security decision making style is becoming clear early in his administration, and it's quite a change from his predecessor. Trump has empowered his top military commanders in new ways and felt free to reverse himself on major positions.

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Russia, The Place Where U.S. Presidents Get Their Hopes Dashed

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

U.S. presidents have a tradition of entering office and expressing hope for improved relations with Russia. This is matched by a tradition of presidents leaving office amid friction with Moscow.

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What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

Saturday, April 08, 2017

The U.S. has now bombed both main players in the Syrian war: President Bashar Assad's military and the Islamic State. But the Trump administration hasn't spelled out what sort of outcome it's seeking.

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Trump Revises Rhetoric On Islamic Terrorism In Remarks With Middle East Allies

Thursday, April 06, 2017

During a joint press conference at the White House with King Abdullah of Jordan on Wednesday, President Trump refrained from using the term "radical Islamic terrorism" to describe ISIS.

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At A Hefty Cost, World War I Made The U.S. A Major Military Power

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The U.S. was a reluctant entrant into World War I. But when America joined the battle 100 years ago, on April 6, 1917, it transformed a small military in a major international force almost overnight.

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From Wristwatches To Radio, How World War I Ushered In The Modern World

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The war is remembered for trench warfare, millions of deaths and the failure to bring lasting peace. But it also brought together emerging technologies, remaking life on and off the battlefield.

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Police Say London Attack Corresponds Closely To ISIS Propaganda Manual

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Authorities are learning more about the man who attacked Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London this week. The attack corresponds closely with instructions provided by ISIS' propaganda magazine, which details which kinds of vehicles to use and even which kinds of knives to use — and not use — in these types of terror attacks.

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Methods In London Attack Similar To Earlier Cases

Thursday, March 23, 2017

An attacker killed three people and injured dozens in London Wednesday. The nature of the attack is similar to previous such ones in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.

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U.K. Joins U.S. In Restricting Electronic Devices On Some Flights

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The United Kingdom has joined the U.S. in restricting large electronics from being carried on flights that depart airports in certain Middle Eastern and North African countries. Security officials won't explain precisely why they have ordered the restrictions, but it's thought there could be dangers associated with laptops or other such devices being used as weapons.

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U.S., Britain Restrict Electronics On Flights From Mideast Countries

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Passengers on flights from the region coming into the U.S. and Britain cannot carry any devices larger than a smartphone. Laptops, tablets and cameras must all be placed in checked baggage.

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U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers Over Yahoo Hack

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Justice Department is charging Russia's intelligence service with helping compromise half a billion Yahoo email accounts in an attempt to steal secrets from dissidents, journalists and others.

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Julian Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Share CIA Code With Tech Companies

Thursday, March 09, 2017

WikiLeaks on Tuesday disclosed the hacking tools from the so-called Vault 7 series. Now Assange says his group will be working with big manufacturers to develop fixes.

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The CIA Document Dump Isn't Exactly Snowden 2.0. Here's Why

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The alleged CIA documents reveal a hacking program that is very different from the one uncovered by Edward Snowden's NSA leak. One distinction: Mass surveillance vs. targeted attacks.

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WikiLeaks Releases Trove Of CIA Cyber-Espionage Documents

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

WikiLeaks has released a huge trove of documents that reveal information about the CIA's cyber-espionage capabilities. Its hacking tools let it compromise computers, mobile phones and even TVs to use as spying devices.

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Experts Say Trump's New Travel Ban Targets People Rarely Linked To Attacks

Monday, March 06, 2017

President Trump has withdrawn his executive order restricting travel to the United States and issued a new one with a narrower focus. Counterterrorism analysts wonder what the administration plans to do about a much likelier terror threat than refugees — Americans who could become radical and attack at home.

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U.S. Ramps Up Its Fight Against Al-Qaida In Yemen

Friday, March 03, 2017

The U.S. military has been waging periodic drone strikes against al-Qaida in Yemen for years. A series of airstrikes and a ground raid have intensified the campaign over the past month.

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Trump Administration Weighs Increased Scrutiny Of Refugees' Social Media

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.

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New Trump Adviser H.R. McMaster Faces An Old Challenge — Iraq

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.

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U.S. Rivals Test Trump, And So Far The Response Is Restrained

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.

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