Greg Myre

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With Sanctions Gone, Iran Goes On A Shopping Spree In Europe

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has received a warm welcome in Europe amid a series of business deals worth billions of dollars with the likes of Peugeot. A megadeal with Airbus is in the works.


A Rare Meeting Between The Pope And Iran's Leader

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

It was the first meeting between a pope and an Iranian head of state since 1999, which was the last time an Iranian leader toured Europe.


With Sanctions Lifted, Iran's President Heads Straight To Europe

Monday, January 25, 2016

Many financial restrictions were lifted Jan. 16 as part of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers. President Hassan Rouhani is already in Europe amid reports Iran may buy more than 100 Airbus planes.


A Serious Charge Against Putin, But Little Threat Of Sanction

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A British inquiry found that the Russian president "probably" approved the poisoning of an ex-intelligence agent. But Britain imposed only light penalties against two Russian suspects.


What We'd Still Like To Know About North Korea's Hydrogen Bomb Claim

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Deciphering events in North Korea often resembles long-distance psychoanalysis more than reporting. The country's latest nuclear test is no exception.


Saudi Arabia And Iran: Here's How Their Feud Could Escalate

Monday, January 04, 2016

The Saudi-Iran rivalry has been a fundamental fault line in the Middle East for decades and complicates almost every major issue in the region, from the Syrian civil war to global oil markets.


Iraqi Leader: We Want More U.S. Airstrikes, But Not U.S. Ground Troops

Monday, December 21, 2015

In an NPR interview, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi also calls on the U.S. to focus more firepower on Iraq's western border with Syria, saying Islamic State fighters can enter his country too easily.


How Many Mass Shootings This Year? There's No Consensus

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Private groups keeping tabs have wildly different numbers, ranging from 353 to four. There's no consensus on a definition, and advocates point to the data that supports their arguments.


A Tally Of Mass Shootings In The U.S.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., was the 355th mass shooting in the U.S. this year, or a little more than one per day. And it wasn't even the only mass shooting on Wednesday.


Why Would Turkey Shoot Down A Russian Plane?

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Both countries oppose the Islamic State, but they have different goals in Syria and have been eyeing each other warily since Russia's military intervened recently.


How Did France Become A Leading Target For Extremists?

Saturday, November 21, 2015

After two major terror attacks and several near misses this year, France now appears more vulnerable to Muslim radicals than any other Western country.


PHOTOS: Gunmen Attack A Hotel In Mali

Friday, November 20, 2015

Gunmen took more than 170 hostages at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali's capital, on Friday. Here are photos of the drama as it unfolded.


China's Muted Response To ISIS' Killing Of A Chinese Citizen

Thursday, November 19, 2015

China's president condemned the Islamic State, but in keeping with China policy, the remarks were low-key and did not suggest Beijing would take any particular action.


Why ISIS Looks Very Different Today Than A Month Ago

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Islamic State has claimed three major attacks recently. This has led to a reassessment of the group that had been focused on building its caliphate in the Middle East.


By The Numbers: The Paris Attacks And ISIS

Monday, November 16, 2015

A look at some of the key figures related to the terror attacks in Paris and the Islamic State.


Has The Islamic State Overreached?

Sunday, November 15, 2015

ISIS has now claimed responsibility for major terrorist attacks in France, Egypt and Lebanon. This could galvanize its enemies to take stronger action against the extremist group, some analysts say.


5 Ways To Look At The Paris Attacks

Saturday, November 14, 2015

ISIS has been focused on building a caliphate in the Middle East, but its claim of responsibility for the carnage in Paris shows it can unleash a powerful, coordinated attack far from its home turf.


Rescued By Russia: Many Are Promised, Few Are Saved

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

If you're a floundering leader and Russia says it's coming to save you, that may be a sign it's already too late.


Pledging To End Two Wars, Obama Finds Himself Entangled In Three

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The president wanted to bring home all U.S. troops during his tenure. But it now looks like U.S. forces will be fighting โ€” on a limited basis โ€” in a trio of wars when he leaves the White House.


Here's Where Refugees Actually Wind Up

Saturday, October 10, 2015

The surge of refugees into Europe this year can give the impression that the Continent is the leading destination. In reality, most flee to neighboring countries and remain for years, if not decades.